Posted in pondering

A brief history of nature education in provincial parks

Ontario Parks’ nature programs are designed to help people discover and connect with the natural and cultural history of the park during their visit.

Source: A brief history of nature education in provincial parks

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Posted in Canada, Grateful for, Nature, Scope for the Imagination, Tourist in my own Town / Province, wildlife

Soundscapes from across Ontario – Parks Blog (reblog post)

Get a cup of your favourite beverage and a comfortable spot to sit. Now, kindly go visit the Ontario Parks Blog and enjoy. ~ LavendarLadi

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One of my favourite signs is from a lookout over the Grand Canyon.  It simply says, ONE MINUTE. DON’T READ. DON’T TALK. NO PHOTOS. JUST LOOK…..AND SEE. It is something that I hope you will do often when you visit our parks or other natural areas in Ontario.  But how about this variation? TWO MINUTES. … Continue reading Soundscapes from across Ontario

Source: Soundscapes from across Ontario – Parks Blog

Posted in #WalkWithMe, Awareness, Canada

Swedish ‘plogging’ fitness craze is now sweeping the streets in Canada (reblogged from – National | Globalnews.ca)

It’s when picking up litter and jogging combine to become plogging. Robin Gill checks out the Scandinavian idea that has people taking steps to clean up the environment.

Swedish ‘plogging’ fitness craze is now sweeping the streets in Canada By Robin Gill Global National BC Correspondent & Weekend Anchor  Global News

Source: Swedish ‘plogging’ fitness craze is now sweeping the streets in Canada – National | Globalnews.ca

 

Posted in Canada, History, rebloged, Scope for the Imagination, Tourist in my own Town / Province

Lake monsters in Ontario Parks – Parks Blog (a reblogged post)

Today’s post comes from Roger LaFontaine, park naturalist, classically trained biologist and amateur lake monster researcher. He has spent nearly two decades researching and documenting the occurrence of mysterious creatures in Ontario. We think that we know our lakes and rivers well, but, in reality, we have barely scratched the surface. Unknown to us, the … Continue reading Lake monsters in Ontario Parks

Source: Lake monsters in Ontario Parks – Parks Blog

Posted in Canada, Grateful for, Nature, pondering, Scope for the Imagination, Seasons, Tourist in my own Town / Province

Love the Place you’re in !

What’s not to love about where I live?!  ❤ Ontario Here’s a tiny peek of a corner of our beautiful province.

Every season along the Niagara Parkway is enchanting.

You can spend years enjoying nature. The flowers, leaves and all the delicious fruits!

Some of the best places to immerse yourself in nature are our Provincial Parks. My favourite is Rock Point, Provincial Park.

I am so grateful for the beautiful province that I call home. ❤