Displaying results 51 - 60 of 100 items found.
51. Snake den
(Web Page; Wed Oct 30 08:46:00 CDT 2013)
Description: Snakes eat mice, birds, grubs, and slugs and provide food for owls, hawks, and many mammals. So these cold-blooded animals are an important link in several food webs and consequently are worthy of our attention. Caring for them in winter involves re-creating the subterranean dens and cavities in which many hibernate to survive.
(Web Page; Tue Aug 13 10:14:00 CDT 2019)
Description: There are many insects in Canada, especially in the warm summer months and they might not always get the warmest of welcomes. Before you go and make a solution of eco-friendly pesticide solution to take care of them, we’re here to tell you that not all insects in your garden are bad. Many are actually quite helpful! Is that a sigh of relief we hear?
53. Know Your Snow
(Web Page; Thu Jan 12 13:27:00 CST 2017)
We happily catch it on our tongues and begrudgingly shovel it from our sidewalks, but how much do you really know about snow?
(Web Page; Fri Mar 13 10:14:00 CDT 2020)
Description: Nearly everyone admires songbirds, sea turtles, and flying squirrels. But we also need to appreciate the vital roles played by algae, bacteria, fungi, and tiny invertebrates.
(Web Page; Wed Jan 23 12:54:00 CST 2019)
Description: Canada’s pollinators are mostly insects, with some pollination thanks to hummingbirds. Together these important animals provide us with so much of the food we need and love like tomatoes, carrots, blueberries and chocolate
(Web Page; Fri Apr 13 14:24:00 CDT 2018)
Description: Never hiked before? Here’s what you need to know before you hit the trails.
(Web Page; Thu Sep 05 12:47:00 CDT 2019)
Description: Fall isn’t the end of gardening season – it’s the beginning!
(Web Page; Tue May 02 10:04:00 CDT 2017)
Two former Montrealers share the trials and rewards of building their dream mountainside eco-home. Of course, not all of us can build a house on a mountain, but there's nothing stopping us from imagining what our ideal green home might look like. After all, every good greening project begins with an idea and every perfect home starts out as a dream.
(Web Page; Thu Oct 31 14:19:00 CDT 2013)
It wasn’t until two years ago that I had my first real camping experience. Although growing up I spent most of my summers around lakes, it wasn’t until I moved away from home that I decided I was ready for a real outdoor adventure – and I loved it!
60. Catch the Chill
(Web Page; Fri May 25 18:22:00 CDT 2018)
After ringing in the New Year, Canadians are preparing to face some of the coldest temperatures of the year. With that in mind, are you ready for the cold, or better yet, can you capture it? CWF’s monthly photo contest By Popular Vote is celebrating January with the theme “Catch the Chill” which encourages photos of Canada at its coldest. Brrrrr….we’re already feeling the chill over here!