Little Rouge River Lookout, Toronto

Ontario Won’t Hand Over Rouge Park Lands, Citing Weak Federal Protection

A standoff is brewing east of Toronto in the Rouge Valley between Queen’s Park and the federal government over the proposed Rouge National Urban Park. Ontario Infrastructure Minister Brad Duguid made it clear to federal Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq that the province would not hand 5,400 acres of land it […]

Algonquin Park. Photo by Dan Beare.

Think You Know Nature?

With the May long weekend signalling the arrival of summer, I wasted no time leaving behind Toronto for the quiet solitude of Algonquin Provincial Park. Hiking amongst 400-year-old trees, sighting rare birds, stopping on the highway to spot moose and enjoying the call of loons on the lake helps you […]

Drilling, hydraulic facturing in the North Dakota badlands. A\J Alternatives

The Green Athlete: Running Wild

It may stretch our imaginations a little to merge the worlds of marathons and fracking, but that is exactly what is happening this spring in the badlands of North Dakota. Adventure Science is currently carrying out 100 Miles of Wild: North Dakota Badlands Transect, a trek across the badlands to […]