Category: Info/Facts

Articles of information or facts that may by of interest. Includes "Living with Us" information series from Matawa Messenger and other articles

Living With Us… Deer Species (Mooz, Atik & Wawashkeshii)

Living With Us… Deer Species (Mooz, Atik & Wawashkeshii)

There are three deer species in northern Ontario: moose, woodland caribou and white-tailed deer.  All three species have brown fur, split hooves ...
Living with Us… Woodland Caribou (Atik)

Living with Us… Woodland Caribou (Atik)

Woodland Caribou are the largest caribou found in Canada.  In the winter they eat mainly lichen, which they are able to sniff out using their great se ...
Living with us… Bald Eagle (Migisi)

Living with us… Bald Eagle (Migisi)

The Bald Eagle is Canada’s largest bird of prey.  It is often found near water and feeds mainly on fish and carrion (dead animals).  Bald Eagles do no ...
White Nose Syndrome Research

White Nose Syndrome Research

Bats across North America are facing an epidemic. The Little Brown Myotis, Northern Myotis, and Tri-coloured Bat have been emergency listed as Endange ...
Living With Us… Eastern Whippoorwill

Living With Us… Eastern Whippoorwill

You may have heard their distinct call in the summer and fall. A repeated trill that sounds like ‘Whip-poor-will” over and over again. But did you kno ...
Living With Us…Snowshoe Hare (Waboos)

Living With Us…Snowshoe Hare (Waboos)

The snow is starting to melt and spring is near! As Easter weekend approaches, we have rabbits and hares on our mind. The Snowshoe Hare has long ears, ...
Living with us… Grey Wolf (Ma’iingan)

Living with us… Grey Wolf (Ma’iingan)

The grey wolf is the largest wild member of the canid family and the ancestor of the domestic dog. It’s survival and success as a predator is dependen ...
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