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Naturally Yours - Toad songs fill in springtime chorus
Birds are not the only creatures that are starting to announce their presence with song. Wetlands will also soon echo with the sounds of frogs and toads. Most of us are familiar with our local frog calls but toads also reside in our local ponds.
FMCSD column: Examining our mental health after a rough 12 months
We all know Fort McMurray has been through so much in the past few years. The current pandemic, plus flood and fire recovery, can lead to us feeling overwhelmed. Fort McMurray Catholic Schools continue to look to support our students, staff, and entire community to the best of our ability. We continue to walk through these times together.
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Naturally Yours - Geese early sign of spring -- Canada geese population rebounded from 30s and 40s
Many people consider robins to be the first sign of spring but, here in the Peace Country, the first migrants to return are the Canada geese. Between March 8 and 15, I constantly scan the skies in hopes of spotting my first goose.
FMCSD column: Engagement sessions beginning for EEP, Kindergarten
Did you know that a child born this year will most likely be part of the high school graduating class of 2039? Now that we all feel old, it’s time to think about Early Entry Program (EEP) and Kindergarten registration for the 2021/2022 school year!
Naturally yours - Learning to live with the stinkers -- Skunks becoming more common throughout the Peace Country
When I first wrote about skunks appearing in the region a few years ago, they had only been reported in the High Prairie and Valleyview areas. These distinctive creatures are now living west of the Smoky River and continue to spread north so its time for a refresher on living with skunks.