Along the Shore
Berry picking is one of summer’s sweet rewards. Blueberries are the best known wild crop, but a bounty of berries are available. The picking begins in June, when the wild strawberries appear, and continues through the first frosts of October, which sweeten the high bush cranberries.
Chanterelles are a powerful distraction. In July, I spend hours walking through the woods and staring at the ground, oblivious to mosquitoes and horseflies, in search of the butter-yellow mushrooms. And I find what I seek. Nearly every night we have butter-sautéed chanterelles for supper. And yes,
Outdoor entertaining is all about getting together with friends and family. Whether you spend the day cooking, eating, chatting or pitching a game of horseshoes, there are some basic items needed for a successful outing.
Shelter: If you’re fortunate enough
North Shore—Everyone knows the tropical rainforest and other faraway lands are flush with strange and fascinating insects. But there are some unusual and exotic insect residents here in the Northern Wilds too, like the forked fungus beetle.
Most people have never heard of it
Start off the month of July with Canada Day celebrations taking place throughout Thunder Bay, July 1. The shops on Court Street will be open from noon to 5 p.m., featuring a
The Alexander Henry when it was moored down in Picton after the Marine Museum of Great Lakes in Kingston had to move from their property and had no place to put the Henry. | PAUL MORRALEE
Thunder Bay—Wondering what ever happened to bringing back to Thunder Bay the former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Alexander Henry