Snapping turtle rescue!

It was lunch time on Thursday when we got the urgent call from a concerned citizen- a snapping turtle was in the middle of the road across the Grand River. She was very worried that it would be hit, but was not sure how to move the turtle safely, for herself and for the turtle….

Giant Hogweed: A successful battle

Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a perennial invasive plant that is increasing in population in Ontario. The plant can grow a whopping 5.5 meters tall and blooms within 2 to 5 years of initial growth. This invader, historically used as an ornamental in gardens, has unfortunately crept its way onto rare property. However, our land…