Creating Connections at Summer ECO Camp

It was a hot sticky morning and the hum of cicadas fashioned the perfect soundtrack for an expedition through some goldenrod.  “Can we check the snake boards?!” exclaimed an eager camper, as the group proceeded with anticipation to partake in an all-time favorite ECO camp task.  Two campers lifted the thin wooden board placed along…

Researcher’s Log: Searching for Squirrels!

Researcher’s Log: Searching for Squirrels! July 19th, 2016: During my first few weeks at rare beginning as an Ecological Monitoring Intern, I went along on a hike through Indian Woods with a class of young students.  Walking down the Grand Allée trail, a squirrel crossed our path and ran up a neighbouring tree- not exactly…

Walk & Run for Pedro – Turn the Map Green

Meet Pedro! Pedro is a Yellow Warbler – he’s also a frequent flyer. He often travels with his friend Luis, and each year, along with thousands of other Yellow Warblers, they make the 4,000 km trek to South America and back to Canada. Pedro and Luis often travel through rare. Their secret travel plans were…