This view in Four Mile Creek Conservation Area, tucked in behind Virgil, offers a peaceful short hike anytime. (Owen Bjorgan)
How has an ecosystem, something that has been around for 12,000 years or 180 million years, become deemed as ours?
And when we arguably need nature the most, how can all of that soil, rock, and bark, formed by nothing but … [Read more...] about How did nature become owned by humans? And at what cost?
These seldom seen views and angles from the canoe prompted thoughts about how nature will be treated during COVID-19. (Owen Bjorgan)
We must remain vigilant to ensure that nothing major happens to Niagara’s important ecosystems while we are consumed with a new reality of living. The longer the recovery takes, the trickier it will be to engage … [Read more...] about Nature needs protection during virus pandemic
Owen Bjorgan gives a thumbs-up in Short Hills Provincial Park before it was closed. He says he “remains hopeful that nature gets the breather it deserves while we sort out the best way to deal with COVID-19.”
The news world hits us quickly on a regular day, but now the updates come just as quickly.
They also hit our very personal lives from … [Read more...] about Nature gets a breather from nature-lovers
A sunset kisses the American side of the Niagara Gorge in a seasonally unusual March, which could push Niagara River and Lake Ontario water levels to new records this year. (Owen Bjorgan)
March, sitting distantly and directly across from October, is of equal fortitude but by different means. They are both agents of change, and when the earth’s axis … [Read more...] about March might offer unusual weather this year
Blocking railways is economically disruptive, environmentally supportive, and culturally divisive all at once. These rails cut through the Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls, Ont. They are not subject to any protests, but the photo speaks to the symbology behind the national scenario. (Owen Bjorgan)
When the Indigenous groups blockaded … [Read more...] about Environment lost out in the recent pipeline protest
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