Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Could be a great blueberry year

Lots of flowers on the blueberries today, hopefully there won't be a heavy frost from now on like last year (the year of no berries).

A bit further down the road a small creek with Marsh Marigolds. Like many other members of the buttercup family, the species contains a blistering sap, which can be dangerous.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Blackflys have started today

Our summer guests have finally arrived the blackflys.  Check out this link to the song blackfly.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Crisp and cool today

Great day today, frost in the morning and cool the rest of the day.  Very few blackflys in the bush today too thank goodness as I was clearing an old portage trail that hadn't seen use in many a year.  Didn't quite finish it today so will need a couple more hours to clean it up.  Not many flowers along the way, the ferns still hadn't uncurled fully yet either.  Lots of run off still.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

More Gowganda sunset

Still having some problems with uploading, this way you get better quality video.  Click the blue link.   Here is a link to another video with better resolution.    -------------   gowganda sunset

Yesterday's sunset

Sitting along the shore watching the sunset last evening.  What more could you ask for.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Diabase Lake

This is the one I have been trying to upload for several days.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

One of the first flowers in spring

Back from down south, way to busy for me and very hot.  Out to Single lake where I

knew I would find some Trailing Arbutus blooming, it took awhile until I found some where the sun has been kind to them.  Don't forget to click the pic.

Sunday, May 5, 2013


This is what I saw around 7:30 this morning as the day progressed you could not see any more ice at the south end from Gowganda.  That's not to say there may be patches around the other bays.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Montreal River at 560 bridge this AM

Pretty good flow of water going north this morning.
Date should say May 4 2013 oops.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Burke Lake this afternoon

Went in to take some pics of the river flowing into the south end of Burke Lake but couldn't even get close with the flooding.  The water is flowing thru the trees on either side of the river some spots 6 feet deep.  Ice is all off of Burke Lake.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Gowganda Lake this evening

Lots of ice still on the lake.  Testing out a new video tool a slider, the camera runs on a track while filming to keep it steady.