White spruce and lodgepole pine

White spruce and lodgepole pine

Sometimes we see white spruce (Picea glauca) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) growing up together.  The trees are so markedly different in their morphology.  We don’t have that many lodgepole pine trees at the farm. Mostly, we have white spruce, black spruce...
Evening forest walk

Evening forest walk

A couple of weeks ago, before the ground was again covered with snow, Meghan took a few photos while out walking with Whiskey (the brown dog!) No matter how many times we walk through the forest, it’s still a source of amazement. From the house, we think of the...
Smoky sunset

Smoky sunset

The smoke in the air produces the most spectacular red sunsets.  This is the Alberta wildfire map: http://wildfire.alberta.ca/wildfire-status/status-map.aspx  The Rocky Mountain House fire is still out of control.  Glad we got a bit of rain today.  It’s been...
Wood frog

Wood frog

I was weeding an apple tree the other day and made a friend! The wood frog was enjoying the lush...
Fog

Fog

Driving home the other day there was crazy fog!  It was really low lying.  Very...

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