By Willow Pawlak The sight of geese flying southward in v-shaped flocks, sometimes numbering in the hundreds, is a sure sign of autumn. During this season, many species of birds
By Marissa Hansen Meet your local urban bobcat While still twice the size of domestic cats, bobcats are the smallest species of wild cat in Alberta. They are distinguishable by
By Marissa Hansen Spiders have a reputation for being creepy and spooky, but there’s a lot to love about these misunderstood creatures. While these animals have been portrayed as creepy
Learn more about one of Alberta’s tiniest birds of prey – the saw-whet owl!
By Courtney Collins, AIWC Volunteer Did you know that bats are the only mammals that can fly? Not only are they incredible fliers, but they are also considerate neighbours and
By Maureen Perry Early morning presents a chill that gets under the skin and is hard to shake off. It seems like fall is already starting to roll in, and
By Alisha Kadam Meet your coyote neighbours Coyotes are a small canine species that are found throughout Alberta and all of North America. Typically, coyotes are about the size of
By Robyn Maerz If it wasn’t for a very hungry merlin and an extremely lucky red-breasted nuthatch, I might never have gotten involved in volunteering with wildlife! Many years ago
By Marissa Hansen Meet your neighbours Skunks are nocturnal mammals that are known for their black and white fur and their distinct smell. These animals are known to build dens
Learn all about the “cloaking devices” baby hares and deer use to keep themselves safe when they are first born!