nemaska so far

I moved to Nemaska, Quebec for the Summer on May 13th, 2018. Here are some photos of my trip thus far. above is my bedroom. it has 40 spider-man stickers and a tasteful spider-man boarder for decoration. above is me: one month in, two more to go. this photo is from my first off-reserve trip…

craving spring

I am craving spring. The holidays were over a month ago, the snow keeps on falling, I want to go for a run without a bitter cold breeze. Freezing rain. Shovelling and walking to the bus stop are the only activities I do outdoors. I get like this every February. I want to spend more…

Island Exploration

Being new to Toronto Island calls for some exploration in my free time. This week, I took Wednesday evening off and went for a long bike ride from Hanlans Point to Wards Island.   The island is very different from everywhere else I have ever visited. The island’s gardens are perfectly manicured at all times,…

Roadside Wildflower Identification

All of these plants were found on a roadside in North Pickering on September 1st/2017. Newcomb’s Wildflower guide was used for all of the identifications. A sample of the Solidago species was collected for a positive identification with Michigan Flora.

Plant ID

Below are some additional plant identifications I did this week using the Newcomb’s Flower Guide and the Shrubs of Ontario guide books. All of these identifications were done in the Ecology Lab and had been pre-picked, meaning I was unable to see the whole specimen.                    …