Blogger, Aquatic Ecologist, Volunteer, and obsessed with all things fish. When she isn't trying to out-fish Darrell, Rebecca can be found working in her gardens or spending time with her horses.

Fishing, Farming, and Finding Time – Summer 2016

Blogging…wait…do I do that anymore? It sure doesn’t feel like it! I actually had to look up my last post to see how long it had been since I sat down down and typed out a blog post – April 28th. And now it’s August 1st. That’s quite a gap.…

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Chilly Wind But Warm Smiles At Orangeville Tree Planting

This past Saturday was the annual Earth Day Tree Planting in Orangeville and once again the community came out in great numbers to get 450 trees and shrubs in the ground. For the fourth year I was lucky to be helping Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) at this event as one of…

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Spring Thinking and Dreaming

It’s mid-March and the snow is all but gone. There are clumps of white hanging on in the areas where several feet deep snowbanks towered just over one week ago, but otherwise, the land is various shades of brown and green. We went from furiously trying to seal up drafts…

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Going Light and Going Small – Ice Fishing at Island Lake

When the forecast calls for little wind and nice temperatures, and it looks like the last weekend for good ice, going ice fishing becomes the number one priority. After a month where Darrell and I couldn’t seem to stay healthy, the ice fishing season blew by without us. We can count…

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