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Monarch butterfly season has finally arrived

Monarch butterfly season has finally arrived

Two years of hard work yields release of nearly 50 monarch butterflies
Column: Parenting is for the birds — especially Bigfoot and Partner

Column: Parenting is for the birds — especially Bigfoot and Partner

Fielding Park trumpeter swans hatch new addition to their family
<b>Column:</b> More than you ever wanted to know about tent caterpillars

Column: More than you ever wanted to know about tent caterpillars

Yes, they’re a nuisance in peak years but the critters are also a fascinating denizen of our northern forest, says The Birdman
The Birdman: Communing with our avian friends on the Island

The Birdman: Communing with our avian friends on the Island

Spring migration means an opportunity to see some unusual species passing through ont heir way to the Arctic
It's mating season at Fielding Park for Bigfoot and Partner

It's mating season at Fielding Park for Bigfoot and Partner

Trumpeter swans well on the way to being parents
The Birdman: The wonderful anomaly that is the northern hawk owl

The Birdman: The wonderful anomaly that is the northern hawk owl

Is it hawk? Is it an owl? Chris Blomme introduces us to this cool northern bird
Rock pigeons, mysterious sparrow vanishings and a new toque

Rock pigeons, mysterious sparrow vanishings and a new toque

Our birding columnist, Chris Blomme, is in a reflective mood as 2017 dawns
This time of year is perfect for alien avian visitors

This time of year is perfect for alien avian visitors

Migrating birds make for some rare sightings 
<b>The Messenger:</b> What can we do to stop the death of songbirds?

The Messenger: What can we do to stop the death of songbirds?

Farming and infrastructure are hurting the planet’s songbirds, but there are ways to help
Column: Birding on the Island and a lesson in torrential downpours

Column: Birding on the Island and a lesson in torrential downpours

Our resident bird expert, Chris Blomme, takes us on a trip to the Mississagi Lighthouse