Saturday, July 9, 2016

Archies Rock Official Designation Hike.


New Signage
   New Markers
      New Friends
          Same Archie!

Hike Sunday July 10th, 2016.
Details
The Wintergreen Fund for Conservation, and the Mattagami Region Conservation Authority are inviting City residents and outdoor enthusiasts to come and join them on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. for a hike to Archie’s Rock.

The hike will also feature the dedication to Archie Chenier, the man who discovered the geological formation and will also showcase the new signage for the area.

Everyone is encouraged to mark the day on their calendar and come out to enjoy the great outdoors.

Everyone is asked to meet at the White Birch Outpost at 12:00 p.m. or at the MRCA office at 11:30 a.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Crystal Percival at crystal.percival@timmins.ca or call 705-360-2660.
See a interactive map Click Here

Previous Blog Entries all on one page (Youtube, Daily Press, Timmins Times).  Click here

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Wild, Really Wild life in Victoria BC



That was fun.

Had a great time. Walked so much. A wonderful time!

Most of the pictures click here


Sunday, February 28, 2016

Snow Dome?



Spotted this snow dome across the harvest block.

The top of this balsam fir has this pile of snow supported on the top. I am guessing the top is broken off. The tree was a little to big to shake the dome of to see why it stuck there.



Saturday, February 27, 2016

Monarchs in Mexico recovering




monarch-population-figure-monarchwatch-2015


Good news for the butterflies

Plant milkweed will continue to help.
http://monarchwatch.org/blog/2016/02/26/monarch-population-status-26/

Monday, February 22, 2016

2016 Successful Winter Hike



What a great turn out.


This map is of the longer hike. One hour and 4.5km

The Mattagami  Region Conservation Authority has pictures up on their face book page see it now

2016 Timmins Winter Hiking Day - Part Two see it now

Frank Giorno add 22 of his pictures from the day see them now

Pictures taken with my camera in the hands of others see them now






Saturday, February 6, 2016

Compost Workshop



Great Turnout !! Down to Earth Day.

Agenda and links are on the left under Pages.

Great Discussion about composting and vermicomposting.

There was over 125 years of composting experience in the room and 11+ years of vermicomposting experience.

Thanks City of Timmins for the room and the composter we gave away.

Many thanks to the Master Gardeners for hosting the event.





Sunday, January 31, 2016

Christmas Visit Tamarack


This tree is fantastic!

Has been in the Timmins Honour Roll of Trees (go there) and now is also a Geocache (go see)



Saturday, January 23, 2016

Down to Earth Day



Cochrane District Master Gardeners

Saturday February 06, 2016

For more information on the composting part look to the left under "Pages"  Topics and links are on that page. It will stay and even updated after the workshop as required. Comments, suggestions always welcome.