It takes a village to raise Western Purple Martin populations

It takes a village to raise Western Purple Martin populations

The Western Purple Martin was almost extinct in 1985 when the population was down to only five breeding pairs. According to The Purple Martin Project, Purple Martins are part of a class of aerial insectivores, which, “feed exclusively on flying insects and are...
National Forest Week: true north strong and green

National Forest Week: true north strong and green

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources tweeted a message of acknowledgement celebrating National Forest Week (September 18-24) and the importance of forest industry to the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who work, play and enjoy the many benefits of...
TimberWest and Strathcona Park Lodge: A balanced partnership

TimberWest and Strathcona Park Lodge: A balanced partnership

The school year has begun! And with that arrival comes the beginning of the school field-trip-season where thousands of students get the pleasure of enjoying outdoor educational activities across the Island. One of the Island’s most popular outdoor educational...

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