February's the month for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. And we finally spotted one of the two bobcats that have been wandering in our suburban neighbourhood.
Reading the book "Forest Walking" enhanced my nearby nature experiences this month. And adding a suet block holder attracted new visitors to our backyard birdfeeder set-up.
This edition of the Nearby Nature Project talks about the abrupt transition of summer to fall to winter in the Bow Valley. Plus, I review James Raffan's "Ice Walker" and explain the troubles we've had with our backyard birdfeeder.
The latest edition of the Nearby Nature Project links to recent news about grizzly bear movement through the Bow Valley, more research on the benefits of spending time connecting with Nature and describes a once-in-a-lifetime bald eagle observation.
July is peak wildflower season in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy nearby nature while keeping watch for colourful blossoms and pollinators. It's also time for harvesting early crops from our edible garden. And for nipping any garden pests or diseases in the bud.