Bluebird Banding

Spring is always a time of new beginnings and that is especially true for wild birds. In fact, I don’t know about you but when I hear the birds chirruping then I know the weather is definitely changing for the better! Some bird species are monitored in our area by the local university. We have been told that we have one of the largest
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Summer at the farm

Everything is looking ship shape at the farm these days. The grounds are wonderfully lush green and the ponds are looking especially serene since Kevin gave them a good thrashing! Throughout the farm we have a wide range of interesting lawn ornaments, such as a Chess Bishop’s horse head, a Bald Eagle and various wild cats. And now the smaller of the two ponds
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We are Champions!

There is nothing nicer than watching foals graze and grow by the side of their mare. Aunt Scarlett’s foals have blossomed in leaps and bounds over the spring and summer months here at the farm. The two colts, Marcus and Maverick are strong spunky fellas that enjoy romping around together, whereas Mona, the filly is dainty and ever so sweet. One feature that is
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Tree Trimming

The long tree-lined driveway at Aunt Scarlett’s farm really took a beating during last winter’s ice storm. In addition to being without hydro, like a LOT of other people, the broken tree branches created a huge mess and in spots could be dangerous. The driveway was in desperate need of some pruning. To tackle this TALL problem, Kevin, who seems to know how to
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Spring Swan Saga

Spring has finally arrived! Swanson and Shirley, our resident swans, are escorted back to the pond by friendly brooms.
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Winter Foaling

All three mares have foaled now at the farm and we welcomed one filly and two colts.
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Snow Business

Aunt Scarlett has several bird-feeding stations and they, like the pond for the ducks are monitored and kept well-stocked.
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The Story of Swanson

It was clear this swan was in distress; he struggled to walk and had difficulty holding his head up. We had to get him to the barn for protection to save him.
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Winter Ice Storm

We expect our winter months here in Canada to be cold and snowy, and at times down right stormy. On milder days when the sun is out and the air is brisk, being at the farm during the winter is like stepping into a scenic Christmas card. Early mornings are especially beautiful. The dogs enjoy a good walk and are not deterred by snow.
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Swanson meets Shirley

Swanson has been enjoying life here at the farm since he arrived last spring. There are two ponds on the farm; one on either side of the long driveway. Swanson prefers the larger of the two, on the left of the driveway, and has selected it as his regular swimming hole. It could be because this pond is not only larger, but also has
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