Protecting Carden Alvar

Today we read the following message from Jean Iron, one of Ontario’s premier birders, to the Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club and became instantly concerned. Jean writes: “I’m wondering if the Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club knows about this proposed shooting center. If not, would you please pass on this information to your president and board. The Read more about Protecting Carden Alvar[…]

Protect the Piping Plover Nesting Area

Much of the following was published in the Sun Times, Owen Sound – Thursday, March 15, 2018. The Owen Sound Field Naturalists have issued an “urgent” call to action in response to the Mayor of South Bruce Peninsula’s assertion that the town will till and rake Sauble Beach this spring before the endangered piping plovers Read more about Protect the Piping Plover Nesting Area[…]

a Nightmare

a Nightmare

Frightful barely describes last night’s dream. Stephen King could not have come up with a more frightening scenario. I dreamed that Trump had been elected president and was busy dismantling everything that was ever good about the United States. I dreamed that racists were running loose on the streets and that citizens were afraid to Read more about a Nightmare[…]

Endangered Piping Plover chicks

Musings on Wildlife Protection

I wrote this piece a year ago upon the realization of what was about to happen to wildlife safeguards with the election of Donald Trump. My worst fears are being realized. I am very afraid of what is happening in the United States. I am fearful for all of those who will personally be endangered Read more about Musings on Wildlife Protection[…]