Two young Loon chicks were spotted with their parents today on Otter Lake near near Fair Is. This general area of the lake is their home so when boating, please give them lots of space so they can go about their day. Also please keep your wake low. These young chicks are riding periodically on […]
Photo by Kerry Mueller
Today Doug Link took this photo of this Trumpeter Swan hanging out on Long Arm on it migratory path. Thanks for sharing Doug! These magnificent swans are the largest birds in North America. Over roughly 200 years their populations were decimated in eastern Canada, mostly due to over hunting. However, a conservation program was started […]
Ever wondered how a Loon gets rid of an intruding Cormorant? To see that and much more watch this You Tube video by Marlies and Dieter Schoenefeld who are long time Loon Survey participants with Bird Studies Canada. This is the same Loon Survey program in which OLRA participates.
We have lots to talk about at this AGM! OLRA is launching a new lake health monitoring program, Benthos Monitoring, on July 6, 2019 in conjunction with the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve (GBBR). David Bywater from the GBBR will be presenting on the “bugs in the mud” which are the base of the food web […]