Summer Celestial Calendar

Summer Celestial Calendar

Plan your trip to dark sky areas for better chances of viewing meteor showers. Did you know that New Moons provide the best time to view the stars and celestial objects.   June 10: New Moon & Annular Solar Eclipse Tonight’s a good time to do some star...
The Lapine Lap

The Lapine Lap

With just about all activities curtailed by COVID-19, there is one thing people can still do outside while practicing social distancing – and that’s the Lapine Lap in Minden.  The Lapine Lap is a scavenger hunt for murals that are scattered around Minden featuring...
Bird Watching & Helping our Feathered Friends

Bird Watching & Helping our Feathered Friends

The Land Between is home many headwater and cold water lakes that harbor rare relic lake trout species, and other important sport fish of whitefish, walleye, bass and others. Wetland habitats provide ideal spawning areas and important nurseries to ensure development...
May Celestial Calendar

May Celestial Calendar

Stargazers in 2021 can look forward to an impressive lineup of events from supermoons, lunar eclipses, meteor showers as well as a total solar eclipse. Check out the dates and times for astronomical events in the month of May. While some events such as the full moon...
Guide to Geocaching

Guide to Geocaching

In Ontario, deep in the Haliburton Highlands a string of seven hamlets in the Municipality of Highlands East and at the South Gate of Algonquin Park is the Geocaching Capital of Canada. The communities of Irondale, Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Highland...
Backcountry in the Highlands

Backcountry in the Highlands

You waken slowly in the early morning, the high-pitched warble of birdsong drifting lightly through the trees overhead. The sky is faintly brightening with the coming of dawn, and the natural world is gradually blossoming to life. Around you there is no trace of human...
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