Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

When the Moose had moved on, I said good-bye to Anne and continued towards the Bison enclosure.  I was looking at the beautiful fall colours as I entered and after going around a bend in the road, it was suddenly foggy.  The tall grasses were interesting in the fog with the frost still on them… Continue reading Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17 continued

I arrived in Riding Mountain National Park in the morning, after exploring I went to Dauphin for lunch and to get checked into my motel room.  Now, it is time to head back into the park.  I will be visiting many of the same spots and maybe even taking the same pictures – but there… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17 continued

July 6 and 7 – Riding Mountain National Park

I had been back home for almost a month and found that I was missing seeing critters and being in nature.  I could tell from the posts on the Riding Mountain National Park Facebook page that there were plenty of baby critters being seen there and decided I should see some Canadian critters and hopefully… Continue reading July 6 and 7 – Riding Mountain National Park

It is Still Winter at Fort Whyte Alive

Last month Mother Nature tried to fool us into thinking we would have an early spring, but she soon brought back the winter weather.  So – winter activities have resumed as the ice has frozen on the lakes & rivers again.  The  Canada Geese stayed with us and are waiting for the weather to warm… Continue reading It is Still Winter at Fort Whyte Alive

Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

I am usually a fair-weather visitor to our zoo, but decided that it would be nice to see some of the critters out in the snow.  After all, we have many critters that thrive in winter conditions and I hoped they wouldn’t all be sleeping as they often are in the summer.  The temperature wasn’t… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

A Fort Whyte Morning in December

It was time for a nice walk and where better to go than Fort Whyte Alive?  So, that is where I went this morning. I was surprised that my first sighting was about a dozen Mallard Ducks.  I thought they would have been long gone by now – but there was still plenty of open… Continue reading A Fort Whyte Morning in December

Fort Whyte Alive – November

It was such a beautiful morning today, that I knew it was time for a visit to Fort Whyte to see what critters might be around and have a nice walk in the fresh air and sunshine. I saw and/or heard a lot more than I got pictures of, since many of the critters (especially… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive – November