Our Littlest Noahs

This spring I had the pleasure of leading a group of kids on a (partially) guided walk through Centennial Park in Etobicoke, an event organized by Wildlife Preservation Canada board member Pinar Ozyetis.   Approximately 15 children and their parents gathered at the...

Halloween for Biologists

As many of our followers know, I am a new mom.  And the same passions that motivate me to be a species recovery biologist drive me to instill in my son a love of the natural world, its rich diversity of species, and a conservation consciousness.  We spent much of the...

Why Shrikes Depend on Beef

I was recently invited to speak to City of Kawartha Lake officials about our Eastern Loggerhead Shrike Recovery Program as part of a VIP Agricultural Tour.  It may not seem like an obvious fit at first, but shrike recovery is inextricably linked to the cattle grazing...