The Caribou of Wabakimi

At one time, woodland caribou enjoyed a broad geographic distribution throughout Northwestern Ontario and the northern United States. Throughout most of the 20th century, caribou populations declined…

Wolverines in Wabakimi

Part bear? Part wolf? The wolverine is actually a member of the weasel family! We recently learned of a spotting of these magnificent creatures during a study…

All About Loons

from the Environment Canada website Loons are water birds like ducks, geese, and grebes, but they are classified separately by scientists. The five species are Red-throated Loon…

Rare Birds & Bird Brains

Dr. Jeff Wells, Senior Scientist at the Boreal Songbird Initiative¬†brought his high tech recording gear for recording bird songs in the boreal forest to our Miminiska Lodge…

Be on the Lookout for Bears

If you’re driving from Thunder Bay, north to our McKenzie Lake cabins and fly-in base, for your “fix” of nature and of course fishing – keep your…