This morning over breakfast, Tuffy P was perusing the morning Toronto Star and stopped at a headline buried on page 17: Greenbelt agency member resigns. City zoning order over Pickering wetland was ‘last straw’ for appointee. (article by Noor Javed) Premier Ford has something called… Read More
After a rainy morning, the skies cleared so I met up with my friend Hobie for a walk at Humber Bay. Although we did not see huge number of birds today, there is always something interesting going on at this spot.
I haven’t posted in a few days because I slipped away to do a little camping. One of the reasons for this trip was to test out some new camping gear. I decided to switch from tent camping to hammock camping. I’m using a Hennessey… Read More
Since we’ve had a fair bit of rain in the past week I thought there might be some chanterelles fruiting in the Enchanted Mushroom Forest, so I took a drive an hour north.
There is a shagbark hickory tree in Marie Curtis Park, which I visit from time to time. There are actually two trees which have grown together – the other is a black cherry.
Etobicoke Creek is currently running a strange red colour from somewhere way up in Mississauga right down to the lake. I took the following pictures at Marie Curtis Park, near the mouth of the creek. Apparently 400 litres of red ink were spilled into the… Read More