TABLE OF CONTENTS

October 2017    Rock Tripe wall -Umbilicaria sp.

September 2017    Dogwood Sawfly, Macremphytus tarsatus,

August 2017    Queen Anne's Lace and Chicory Two alien Invasives we love

July  2017   CARRION /BURYING BEETLES CARRYING MITES


June 2017   REGENERATION OF A BURR OAK SAVANNA BY FIRE
 

May 2017  Moose family in sedge wren meadow, Carden Alvar

April 2017   Brook Stickleback Trout   (Culea inconstans)


March 2017  A Busy Country Bird Feeder
 

February 2017   Picea mariana -  Black (Bog) Spruce  Forest
 

January 2017   A homeless wandering SPOTTED SALAMANDER 
 
December 2016 : 2 NORTHERN GOSHAWKS ON THE CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT


November 2016 CATTLE EGRETS VISIT ORILLIA AREA

October 2016 RUSTY BLACKBIRDS ON FALL MIGRATION

September 2016  FUNGI REACT TO STRESS

August 2016  PINE IMPERIAL MOTH CATERPILLAR

July 2016 Emerging Cicada

June 2016  Nesting Gulls on Limestone Islands in North Lake Huron and Georgian Bay

May 2016 Home Invasion , 262 Bay St., Orillia

April 2016 The Merlins 262 Bay St., Orillia,

March 2016 Ecosystems in this mid March spring in a Cedar swamp

February 2016 Cyanolichens of the Carden Alvar Natural Area

January 2016  GULLS AT THE BARRIE WATERFRONT ( KEMPENFELDT BAY
 

December 2015    House Sparrow -is it a threatened invasive species?

November 2015    Squawroot and Plants without chlorophyll

October 2015     Signs and benches on the Uhthoff trail

September 2015  Super Harvest Blood Moon Total Eclipse

August 2015   Lobsters in the Forest   Hypomyces lactifluorum

July 2015      The Sundew and the Damselfly

June 2015       Promethea Moth (Callosamia promethea)

May 2015      Louisiana Waterthrush

April 2015          Purple Tiger Beetle   Cicindela purpurea

March 2015     Northern Lights

February 2015    Bald-faced Hornets

January 2015: Over wintering Varied Thrush
 

December 2014: Many Bald Eagles are wintering in Ontario, but how do they manage and why now?


November 2014:  Geology around “Prairie Smoke”, on the Carden Alvar
 

October 2014:  The Common Earthworm – a serious invasive species
 

September 2014: Amanita jacksonii
 

August 2014: Insects on Milkweed leaves
 

July 2014: Blue-spotted Salamander
 

June 2014:  Black-billed Cuckoos and Eastern Tent Caterpillars
 

May 2014: Pale/Pink Corydalis –Corydalis sempervirens


April 2014:  Washago’s Barrow’s Goldeneye


March 2014: Mourning Doves – target practice


February 2014:  Dutch Elm Disease

January 2014: A Buffet for a Cooper's Hawk

December 2013: Why do otters play? - River Otter

November 2013: Crossing the North River in Severn Township

October 2013:  Grifola frondosa - Hen of the Woods

September 2013:  Pectinatella magnifica - a Freshwater Bryosoan

August 2013:  DeKay, Brown Snake - Storeria dekayi

July 2013:  Caspian Terns on Sparrow Lake

June 2013: Orange-fruited Horse Gentian - Triosteum Aurantiacum

May 2013:  Nesting  Bluebirds

April 2013: Skunk Cabbage

March 2013:  Snowflees – Springtails ( Collembola) 

February 2013:  Red Fox with the Pom Pom Tail – mange 

January 2013: Uhthoff Trail Extension 

December 2012:  An irruption of Redpolls 

November 2012: Gray Dogwood –Cornus foemina spp racemosa 

 October 2012: Multiclavula mucida

September 2012: Organ -pipe Mud-dauber wasps

August 2012: Eastern ( Red-spotted) Newt

July 2012: Nesting Rock Bass

June 2012: Hummingbird Moths

May 2012: Witches' Broom

April 2012: Mass Migration of Red Admiral Butterflies

March 2012:White Squirrel

February 2012: Stubble lichens of Copeland Forest

January 2012:The supernova in M101

December 2011: Lichens of Copeland Forest

November 2011: Sandhill Crane staging

October 2011: Cormorants on Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching

September 2011: Great Plains Ladies’ Tresses on the Carden Plane

August 2011: Hummingbird Banding

July 2011: Harvester Butterfly and Woolly Aphids

June 2011: The Purple Martin Story

May 2011: 3 species of Bumblebees

April 2011: Bauxbaumia aphylla  -“ Bug on a stick”

March 2011: Winter Studies: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Holes, a tree and a fungus

February 2011: Overwintering Pine Warbler

January 2011: The Ermine

December 2010: Common Merganser Rafts

November 2010: Rock Bass

October 2010: Spiders

September 2010: Purple Bladderwort

August 2010: Female Giant Ichneumon Wasps

July 2010: Daddy Water Bug

June 2010: Map Turtle

May 2010: Unusual Trilliums

May 2010: Brown Creeper nest

April 2010: 3 Invasive Species

March 2010: Prairie Horned Lark

February 2010 Head River Keyhole

January 2010: Late Fox Sparrow

December 2009: Winter Crane Fly

November 2009: Entomophthoa muscae “ The Fly Destroyer”

October 2009: Scutes on a Midland Painted Turtle

October 2009: A Slime Mould: Arcyria denudate

September 2009:  Ragged Fringed Orchid

August 2009: Meadow Spittlebug and dogwood Spittlebug

July 2009: Southern Flying Squirrel

June 2009: Black Bear on Cooper’s Falls Road

May 2009:  Spotted Turtle

April 2009: Striated Leafhopper

March 2009: Lichens in Winter

February 2009: Beech leaves

January 2009: Northern Hawk Owl

December 2008: California Gull

November 2008: Brilliant jumper ( Phidippus clarus)

October 2008: Four-toed Salamander

September 2008: Black Trumpet Chanterelle ( Craterellus cornucopiodes)

August 2008: Eastern Massasauga Rattler

July 2008: Piping Plovers

June 2008: Olympia Marble Butterfly

May 2008: Beaked Hazel

April 2008: Ducks on Flooded Fields – West St North

March 2008: Virginia Chain Fern

February 2008: Mink

January 2008: Short-eared owl

December 2007: Bohemian Waxwings

November 2007: Bird’s Nest Fungi

October 2007: American Millipedes

September 2007: Monarch Migration

August 2007: Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly

July 2007: A bear in my back porch

June 2007: Power of a burst beaver dam

May 2007: Blanding’s Turtle

April 2007: Sharp-tailed grouse on Lek

March 2007: Grub-Beetle larva

February 2007: Fisher

January 2007: The Garden in the canopy

December 2006: Red-bellied Woodpecker

November 2006: Carolina Wren