In life, we have all done strange things like eavesdropping. However, for animals living in the wild, it is an important skill based on survival tactics. It is a vital skill for saving their lives from dangers of the wild. On the other hand, what about eavesdropping skills for the captive-reared wildlife? Can we teach them this skill so that they stay safe among wild animals? Continue reading “Eavesdropping on the conservation of endangered species”
What future waits for Rouge River Valley watershed?
Don’t worry, we aren’t talking about a river parts amock here.
The word ‘Rouge’ means ‘red’; the Rouge River gets its name from the reddish surrounding rocks. The presence of iron oxides makes these rocks look red. The river’s sandbanks have a reddish tint.The Rouge River is a tributary of the Ottawa River and a part of the Carolinian life zone. Continue reading “What future waits for Rouge River Valley watershed?”
Everything you should know about Oak Ridges Moraine’s ecosystem
Unique to southern Ontario, the Oak Ridges Moraine is one of Ontario’s largest moraines. With an average width of around 13 kilometers and a depth of 150 meters, it provides drinking water to as many as 2,50,000 people. However, that is not the only thing that makes it important. Continue reading “Everything you should know about Oak Ridges Moraine’s ecosystem”
The movement for preservation
In October 1954, Hurricane Hazel hit Canada. The destruction caused was horrifying. More than a hundred houses were brought down to earth. The Rouge River’s course was changed at more than 20 points. Continue reading “The movement for preservation”
Oak Ridges Moraine – what about the wildlife?
If you are a nature lover and want to experience Mother Nature’s creativity at close quarters, what better place than the Oak Ridges Moraine. The abundance of wildlife witnessed at the moraine is due to the huge number of terrestrial and aquatic habitats found there. Continue reading “Oak Ridges Moraine – what about the wildlife?”
Adrenaline rush in the Rouge River Valley you won’t forget
Looking to drive at 200 miles per hour? You want to jump off a cliff? And then live to battle with the sharks? Hate to bring the bad news to you then, but Rouge River Valley isn’t for you. Continue reading “Adrenaline rush in the Rouge River Valley you won’t forget”