A Detailed Guide To Avoiding Ticks

tick avoidance guide for hiking and outdoor activities

    With the arrival of Spring in Nova Scotia, we continue to see the tick problem skyrocket.  A rarity in this province only years ago, ticks are now a well-established reality.  They join mosquitos, black flies and deer flies as our most loathsome pests.  Beyond an annoyance, some ticks bring dangerous pathogens with them.  Concern about […]

Halifax Giving New Meaning To ‘A Murder Of Crows’

Halifax Gives New Meaning To A Murder Of Crows

Awe-Inspiring Nature      Possibly my favourite natural phenomenon in Halifax is the daily migration of thousands of crows in the Clayton Park area.  Their nightly congregation in the trees surrounding Mount St. Vincent University is something well known to most local residents.  I compare it to a couple of awe-inspiring natural events I’ve witnessed […]