Park maintenance is never dull. One day our staff may be repairing a broken toilet and the next we’re laying sod at the dog park. Then there are days when Mother Nature decides what we will be doing. This was definitely the case this spring. Everyone expects a little bit of rain in the spring, […]

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When you hear a barred owl calling “whooo, who cooks for you?” in the woods, chances are it’s calling from a nest cavity in the limb of a dying tree. When you see the bright red head of a woodpecker as it streaks through the forest, chances are it’s flying from the home it excavated […]

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While visiting the Tech Centre at Glenwood Gardens the other day, something shimmering in the sunshine caught my eye outside the lunch room window. Flying insects were swarming thickly above the boxwood shrubs in the landscape bed next to the building. Upon closer inspection, I saw a spider web thickly covered with insects, which I […]

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