Celebrate Canada’s National Parks!

If you’ve shot some video in one of Canada’s 42 national parks this summer you might want to check this fantastic contest out. Contest closes October 12, 2010. Celebrate Parks Video Contest – October 12, 2010 Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is running a nation-wide online video contest to inspire Canadians to share their stories of Canada’s national parks …

Thatching Ants

Thatching Ants (Formica spp.) As the days get shorter and the temperature starts to drop activity at the thatching ant (Formica spp.) mound in my mother-in-law’s yard begins to change. Early in the cool morning there is little happening on the surface. A few ants move slowly around the entrance holes, arranging fir needles and other bits of woody and …