research Archives - Wilderness North

Celebrating 30 Years of Wilderness North  –          

Who Names Those Hurricanes?

According to our weather expert, Professor Graham Saunders – it’s a committee. The early practice of naming hurricanes happened after the storm. The naming first happened in…

Live Here Or Just Passing Through?

In thinking about the lake trout of Whitewater Lake that is the question. I recall college classes in which we learned that all fish do not really…

Respect for our Elders

That is “sort of” the theme of a newly proposed study of the oldest of fish species in Northwestern Ontario. Dr. Jenni McDermid, Field Researcher for Wildlife…

What’s a Splake?

The Splake is a hybrid of two fish species resulting from the crossing of a male Brook Trout and a female Lake Trout. The name itself is…

Jenni is Ready for Spring Too

Dr. Jenni McDermid, Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada fish research associate, can’t wait to get back in the wilderness. You may recall we chatted with her in February about a…

Lake Trout Know It All

Jenni McDermid works for the Wildlife Conservation Society of Canada. No, she doesn’t sit a a desk staring at a computer screen all day.  She is one…

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