Connecting With Nature
July 31, 2019, CWF Blog – Campaign seeks to remove the Hanlon Creek weir which is affecting water quality for brook trout in the creek
July 31, 2019, National Post – Before the rusty-patched bumble bee was listed as endangered in 2010, researchers wanted to know how many were still buzzing around. They spent more than 600 hours over eight years navigating through Ontario’s brush looking for the bees,...
July 30, 2019, Ottawa Citizen – The wet spring that brought us bumper crops of mosquitoes and deer flies has also left us a kinder gift: This is an amazing summer for fireflies.
July 28, 2019, CTV – More than 100 bats have called the attic of a Manotick mansion home for months. For researchers, the discovery is an opportunity to study the creatures, mostly big brown bats, and determine what happens to them once evicted from a...
July 28, 2019, CBC – Wildlife experts have launched the first study of its kind in Canada to find out where bats go after they've been evicted by humans, and whether they'll settle for a man-made shelter.
July 26, 2019, CBC – Scientists are capturing, tagging, and releasing bats, so that after they're evicted from a home where they're unwanted, they can be tracked. The hope is they'll choose to re-locate to one of three designs of a bat home, thereby...
July 18, 2019, CWF Blog – At the Canadian Wildlife Federation we’ve been busy experimenting by creating native meadows for pollinators at three sites in eastern Ontario.
July 10, 2019, CWF Blog – Wasps don’t have the best reputation. They’re not exactly a welcome sight at BBQs or outdoor picnics, are they? Studies show that, as you might suspect, wasps are more disliked than their fuzzy bee relatives.
July 10, 2019, Canadian Wildlife Magazine – A CWF conservation expert tells us why insects might be our best ecological allies… and why we must act now to prevent a collapse of the world’s bugs.
July 10, 2019, CWF Blog – Nature is one of the best healers around when it comes to mental and physical health.