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Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them

Spring has arrived in North Bay and the trickle of birds arriving will soon turn to a flood by early to mid-May. Of the 500+ species of birds in Ontario, over 300 of them have been seen in North Bay. Since North Bay has lakes on both its east and west boundaries many...

How You Know Spring Has Sprung in North Bay

How You Know Spring Has Sprung in North Bay

There are few delights finer than a beautiful spring day after a long, dark and cold winter. As nature turns her focus to replenishing the life cycle of flora and fauna, there are many subtle, but fascinating changes happening all around us – you just need to look...

Forest Talk Radio: Come and Listen To The Forest

Forest Talk Radio: Come and Listen To The Forest

Surrounding North Bay, Nipissing is forests, trails, lakes and waterfalls. We have so many outdoor spaces to discover and explore. Laurier Woods Conservation Area (co-owned by North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority and Friends of Laurier Woods) is just one of these...

You Should Be Eating Doughnuts

You Should Be Eating Doughnuts

We are living in a world where people call sugar the “new nicotine” and everyone is trying to replace carbohydrates with cauliflower. Until someone can make the reward centre in my brain NOT light up like Christmas when the holy trifecta (sugar, fat and salt) floods...

Starry Nights in North Bay

Starry Nights in North Bay

Cover photo courtesy of Liz Lott (2018 Ice Follies site-specific work by Aanmitaagzi of Big Medicine Studio on Nipissing First Nation) The night sky has always been a source of wonder and mystery. Since the beginning of time, stargazers have imagined captivating...

From Idea to Forever: A Magic Place Called White Water Gallery

From Idea to Forever: A Magic Place Called White Water Gallery

Artist-Run Centre culture is one of pushing boundaries, promoting experimental practices and building spaces for critical and contemporary discussion. Basically, it’s not your grandma's mainstream gallery full of still-life flower paintings. No offence, I love a good...

Winter Produce at the North Bay Farmers’ Market

Winter Produce at the North Bay Farmers’ Market

If you know the Northern seasons, you may assume that the quick drop in temperatures in the early fall would mark the end of the growing season for regional farmers. But vendors at The North Bay Farmers' Market know how to meet the year-round demand for fresh and...

Top 7 Winter Trails to Visit Over the Holidays

Top 7 Winter Trails to Visit Over the Holidays

Staying home over the holidays doesn’t need to mean stay indoors. This holiday season it’s more important than ever to spend time outside and find solace in Mother Nature’s gift … wrapped in a blanket of snow. We are truly blessed in northern Ontario to never be far...

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