Tag: Gary Schneider

The elusive ironwood

Ironwood. Now that’s a name for a tree. Nothing weeping or willowy or trembling about this one. The very name oozes strength and hardness.  This na...

Owls in session

There is a mystique to how groups of birds are named. A murder of crows, who can indeed be murderous. A charm of hummingbirds, who are completely char...

Doing enough?

A good friend of mine used to say “He’s slow, but he does bad work.” It was the ultimate insult, but framed around a dark sense of humour that i...

A closer look

Winter on Prince Edward Island can present some challenges if you don’t enjoy cold temperatures, dislike shovelling, or need to drive on snow-clogge...

Winter birding

I took my first and only birding course many years ago from Geoff Hogan, a wonderful Island naturalist who unfortunately passed at much too young an a...

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