Category Archives: Acadian forest

Searching for old beech amidst a magnificent drumlin forest on the Jack Lake lands

Every excursion I make into the Sandy Lake/Jack Lake lands (“Sandy Lake & Environs”)  seems to offer a new gem. An excursion on June 1 was no exception. I had been intending to check out a drumlin northeast of Jack … Continue reading

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Springtime in the woods by Sandy Lake

Glorious, simply glorious Click on image for a larger version View key to photos below

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Earth Day at Sandy Lake

I was not able to lead an Earth Day nature walk as had been planned to take place at Sandy Lake on April 22, but Bob Guscott kindly took my place. Bob and I had collaborated on some observations on … Continue reading

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Acadian Forest Love Affair

Walking in a bit of old forest above Sandy Lake on the summer solstice (2017), I encountered a yellow birch and a hemlock that seemed to be growing from the same base, their trunks ascending to the skies in tandem. … Continue reading

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