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Rosetta McClain hawk watch is a friendly affair

September 22, 2015

It was more than eight years ago that I first heard about the Hawk Watch, run by Big Frank, over at Rosetta McClain Gardens (near Danforth Avenue and Kingston Road). During my first visit I found Frank standing by the fence that keeps people from getting too close and personal with the Scarborough Bluffs. I […]

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Rabbits perfect their happy bunny dance

It’s that time of year when the rabbits start to reproduce like, well, rabbits, as I’m sure many of you have noticed. Though they might be bad for our vegetable gardens, it’s hard to stay mad at fuzzy wittle bunnies. Recently Erle and I have enjoyed watching a pair of rabbits in our front yard. […]

Celebrating Canada’s most beloved rodent

Every day, every walk, and every drive seems to bring a new adventure for me. Am I lucky? Maybe, but I wonder if maybe by learning about the wonderful natural world around me I’ve found a way to create my own luck. Just the other day I was taking a walk by the water and […]

In praise of early morning song

Have you ever heard the dawn chorus? It’s one of the most beautiful sounds found in nature and one that can be appreciated anywhere in the world where birds sing. The dawn chorus is the mix of high and low notes, trills, and whistles you hear from the birds each morning as the sun rises. […]

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