A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

Trips to Fort Whyte Alive are always nice.  It is on the outskirts of Winnipeg, but you feel immersed right in nature.  There are lakes, ponds or puddles, pastures, bush, a treehouse, bird feeding stations and a lot of birds and other critters.  It is a great place to just get away without actually leaving… Continue reading A Couple of Hours at Fort Whyte Alive – part 2

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 2

When I left off yesterday, we were still on Highway #10 and ready to leave the Moose and head further South.  After passing Moon Lake again, I decided to turn into the Boreal Trail and go for a walk.  It was a beautiful day for a stroll and it is only 1 km, so it… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 2

Return to Narcisse

I waited for a week after my first visit to Narcisse and since we have had several quite warm days in a row, I decided to head back out there in the hopes that many more snakes would be active.  Rain was forecast for today, but you never know if it actually will rain or… Continue reading Return to Narcisse

Narcisse Snake Dens

The Narcisse Snake Dens are about an hour’s drive north of Winnipeg.  I live in the south of Winnipeg, and it took almost an hour of city driving before I reached the north of Winnipeg, so it was a bit longer for me to get there. The forecast was good with temperatures around 20C under… Continue reading Narcisse Snake Dens

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3

After leaving the Bison enclosure, we took a different road back, heading into Onanole so I could gas up my car, instead of taking the drive back through the park.  The only gas stations open this time of year are either south of the park at Onanole or north of the park in Dauphin.  The… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 2

I arrived at Spruces a few minutes earlier than the agreed meeting time, so I took some pictures while waiting for Debbie. When Debbie arrived a few minutes later, we headed towards the Bison enclosure, with an occasional stop for pictures along the way. It didn’t take too long before we were inside the Bison… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 2

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park

I have been wanting to head north the Riding Mountain National Park, since it is now Spring and the bears are coming out of hibernation, plus there may be some babies showing up already – so I made arrangements and headed there on Wednesday morning. It was a beautiful morning and I found photo opportunities… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park