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Celestial objects of interest in November

Campfire with night sky

November is the perfect time for stargazing. Even though the temperatures are cooling down, daylight savings time gives us up to 15 hours of darkness to enjoy the night sky. Plus, there are some exciting occurrences lighting up the skies all month long. Why not take some time this month to view these celestial splendours? The … Continue reading Celestial objects of interest in November

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November is the best time to see cool geological formations

Hiking along trail through rock formations

The leaves are falling, and what was once hidden is now majestically on display. Don’t count out the month of November as a blasé time to be outdoors; try exploring areas such as the Niagara Escarpment for something to behold. Here in Ontario, the Niagara Escarpment runs from Niagara Falls along Lake Ontario through the Niagara Peninsula, then … Continue reading November is the best time to see cool geological formations

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It is never goodbye

trees with sunset behind

Today’s post comes from Park Naturalist Christine King of Wasauksing First Nation, as she departs Killbear Provincial Park for the year. Nishinaabeg do not have a word for “goodbye.” We say, “baa-maa-pii, gi-gaa-waa-baa-min miin-waa,” which means “until later, see you again.” Sometimes you could also hear “baamaa,” “baamaapii” and “gaawaabamin.” These are obviously shortened forms … Continue reading It is never goodbye

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