Right after Christmas, I purchased a new coat during the boxing day sales. It is much warmer than anything I have had before and would come in handy while volunteering at the zoo and walking at Fort Whyte Alive. The weather was warmer than usual during this time, so I didn’t wear it until today… Continue reading A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive
On the same day that I went to Fort Whyte Alive and saw the adorable fawns, I also went to the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park. I still had time to kill before the volunteer event at the zoo there. The Conservatory is such a nice place to spend some time – the air is fresh,… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Conservatory
My trips to Fort Whyte Alive have always been first thing in the morning – but yesterday, I had something to do in the area later in the day and decided to have lunch there and hang around until it was time to go. This way I would avoid the construction on Bishop Grandin Blvd… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive in the Afternoon
We have had more than enough snow and cold for the last few weeks, so yesterday I decided to head for the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park. It has been a long time since I went through there and the plants and flowers are amazing to see. First some park pictures as I drove through. As… Continue reading Assinboine Park and Conservatory
The Painted Turtle is native to most of North America and resembles the “pet turtles” that many of us had for very short periods as pets when we were children.
I had a whole mess of chores to do yesterday and I got them all done! So, today I went back to Fort Whyte to walk and take pictures. 🙂
I heard that Goslings and Ducklings had been making appearances at Fort Whyte, so I headed out there yesterday morning to take a peak. I only saw 2 goslings – 1 in each of the 2 families I saw and no ducklings at all. I didn’t actually see an awful lot of adults either though.… Continue reading A Morning at Fort Whyte