The Science of the Seasons

The Science of the Seasons

The Science of the Seasons   By Jessica Steiner While the first day of spring was officially March 20, the weather has remained unpredictable in many parts of Canada.  In southern Ontario, where I live, it has been hard to decide what clothes to put on in...
They’re Back!

They’re Back!

Yesterday was packed with excitement- in the early afternoon of Tuesday, April 9th we received a call from a citizen scientist with the first confirmed 2019 sighting of a loggerhead shrike in Ontario! The individual was spotted near our Napanee release site in the...
The Humble Bumble: Four characteristics that make bumble bees some of Canada’s best native insect pollinators!

The Humble Bumble: Four characteristics that make bumble bees some of Canada’s best native insect pollinators!

Pollinators aid in the successful reproduction of nearly 75% of flowering plants, plants whose capacity to reproduce is either entirely dependent on this animal-assisted service, or whose productivity is substantially increased when pollinator communities are present....