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The Carden Alvar…”a bit north east of here”

Tom Wilson at Wolf Run alvar

In my early years, I spent my summers growing up at the cottage. Enjoying the warm waters of Lake Simcoe, catching frogs and staring in awe of the beautiful sunsets. (more…)

A record of diminishing wildlife

Tree Swallow

Each year, we seem to hear the same question: Where have all the birds gone? A report released this month by the World Wildlife Fund provides some of the answers (more…)

Notes from the Field Spring/Summer 2014

Group photo at Lakehead University

Last Friday eight volunteers came together for the first time to form the Carden Water Quality Team. Our partners in this project, Lakehead University Orillia, hosted a training session on collecting water samples. (more…)