Discovering Ottawa: Mer Bleue

“Did you see anything cool?”  We ask the young boys running ahead of their mother in the parking lot. “Frogs!” they exclaim. “There’s a frog sitting on a wasp’s nest, catching the wasps as they exit,” another group tells us.  We head in that direction. We’ve come to Mer Bleue Conservation area just east of […]

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In the Neighbourhood

It is the first official week of summer, although steamy weather set in last month.  Today there is a break in the humidity, so Ric and I decide to explore local nature. We’ve come to the Strathroy Conservation Area, along the Sydenham River.  Recent rains have flooded much of the grounds, so we stick to […]

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