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…

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,…