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 […]
May is starting off beautifully! The ice lingered on Long Arm where a lot of it was blown but all was gone as of the end of April. This weekend the sun and warm temps are being much enjoyed by all as well as helping to drop the still high water levels down bit by […]