Laurier Woods is a neat, easily accessible area in our town. Trails wind through maple and birch bush and beside wetland ponds kept full by beaver dams.
Forest Bathing combined with exercise and wildlife observation can be practiced by people of all ages.
A treat for the body and mind.
Recently I ambled along the trails and made photographs of whatever interested me.
These are a few of many that I made.
The mouth of the Lavase River at Lake Nipissing.
From this point the Voyageurs of the early Canada fur trade crossed Lake Nipissing and began the trip down the French River to Lake Huron.
The eventual destination was Western Canada where the goods they were carrying were exchanged for furs.
Master of all he surveys.
Helps me warm up on a cool day.
Searching in the cracks for little morsels.
Cycling on a mild sunny day in Spring.
Waterfront Gardens, North Bay, Ontario.
The horizon of Lake Nipissing holds the promise of change.
Last year’s bloom has survived the winter.
Bleached by the wind, water, sun, snow, and cold.
Small little blue flowers very close to the ground.
Growing early in the Spring in the Waterfront Gardens of North Bay.
The ospreys have returned for another year.
First order of business is to make repairs to the nest.
Growing in the Waterfront Gardens.
A macro lens and the right light can make Daisy Blooms downright sexy!