Tag Archives: wildlife

The Speaker - Newspaper - School installing swallow and duck boxes Children of St. Patrick School in Cobalt are taking on a stewardship project at the nearby Cobalt Lake park where they are going to install swallow boxes and duck boxes. They have the support of several partners. Some of the students are pictured here with Hilliardton Marsh Bird and Wetland Research and Education Centre representative Bruce Murphy (centre left), Agnico Eagle biologist Josée Brazeau (who presented a $1,500 cheque on behalf of the mining company), Cobalt Councillor Sue Nielsen who has been working on behalf of the town to coordinate partners in the project, and, at the far right, school principal Lori Hurtubise. (Staff photo by Darlene Wroe)

For the birds

School installing swallow and duck boxes Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT — St. Patrick School students in Cobalt plan to lend a helping hand to their fine-feathered friends at the…

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The Temiskaming Speaker - News - Kids enjoy Christmas Bird Count at Hilliardton Marsh Thirty kids from across the district took part in the third annual Kids’ Christmas Bird Count which took place at the Hilliardton Marsh Research and Education Centre (HMREC) on Saturday, January 7. They are pictured here with teacher and HRMEC board president Joanne Goddard (right front) as she outlined the morning’s activities. (Staff photo by Darlene Wroe)

Interest soaring

Kids enjoy Christmas Bird Count at Hilliardton Marsh Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP — The third annual Kids’ Christmas Bird Count took place at the Hilliardton Marsh Research and…

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News for Temiskaming, Kirkland Lake, Timmins & Area - Big year expected for boreal owls Faye Campsall of New Liskeard is pictured here as she holds a little northern saw whet owl which was not only banded that evening, but also named after Mrs. Campsall. The name has now been recorded along with its band number. (Staff photo by Darlene Wroe)

At The Marsh

Big year expected for boreal owls Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HILLIARD TOWNSHIP — The Milky Way glowed in the dark night sky, and constellations and planets glittered from horizon to…

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