Hiking in Canada: Hammond River Park, New Brunswick

Hammond River Park is a 16-hectare nature park located at 28 Reynar Drive in Quispamsis, New Brunswick,  30 kilometres northeast of the city of Saint John. Home to an impressive stand of eastern whit...

Columbian Ground Squirrel

May’s mammal of the month is the Columbian ground squirrel, Urocitellus columbianus. Perky and agile, the Columbian ground squirrel is a medium-sized member of the rodent family Sciuridae, which...

Canada Goose

During the past week, I’ve heard Canada geese calling from a beaver-engineered wetland near my home. Listening to the deep, musical  honking, I decided that Branta canadensis, the Canada goose,...