Monthly Archive: September 2014

Rabies and Bat Education 0

Rabies and Bat Education

  As the weather starts to turn colder animals begin to migrate or find warm places to hibernate. This is true of some species of bats like the Big Brown Bat who will often...

A parasite of the North American river otter: Potential cause of blindness in burbot? 0

A parasite of the North American river otter: Potential cause of blindness in burbot?

The North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) is a fur bearing mammal of economic value. Historically they were distributed throughout Canada and United States but their present range is fragmented due to pollution and...

New Provincial Parks Announced in Ontario 0

New Provincial Parks Announced in Ontario

  On September 3, 2014, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced that they are opening five new provincial parks: Carden Alvar, located near Orillia Cedar Creek, near Essex Clear Creek Forest,...

Notes from the Field: Dr. Malcolm McAdie talks about Marmots 0

Notes from the Field: Dr. Malcolm McAdie talks about Marmots

Dr. Malcolm McAdie has been a key part of the recovery program for the Vancouver Island marmot (Marmota vancouverensis). This video gives us a quick update on what he saw in the field this...