the hunt for the lakeside daisy

In mid-June I took a ten day trip to the Bruce Peninsula to conduct an insect survey with the University of Waterloo. Being part of a small and cohesive team with a job to do can lead to some of the best days outdoors and spending time together in our down-time is always end up…

monarch monitoring has begun

Last week was my first week of participating in Monarch (Danaus plexippus) monitoring for the Canadian Wildlife Service! The only monarch related find was a singular monarch egg, found on the underside of a Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) leaf which is featured in the main photo of this article. In the coming weeks of participating…