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Life After Water Series: Life of the Aquatic Moth

Date: January 10, 2019 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Life of the Aquatic Moth: the mystery behind underwater cocoons The aquatic moth is a fascinating benthic macroinvertebrate that goes through a complete metamorphosis, involving the complete four...

Life After Water Series: Life of the Hellgrammites

Date: December 27, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Life of the Hellgrammites: a look into fishflies, dobsonflies and alderflies Hellgrammites are fascinating benthic macroinvertebrates that go through a complete metamorphosis, involving the...

Family Christmas Bird Count

Date: December 14, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

‘Tis the season for Christmas Bird Counts! Interested in birding and citizen science? Join Friends of Sam Smith at this year’s annual Family Christmas Bird Count on Boxing Day at Colonel Sam...

Life After Water Series: Life of the No-See-Ums

Date: December 6, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Life of the No-See-Um: the Cacoa Tree Pollinator The no-see-um is a fascinating benthic macroinvertebrate that goes througha complete metamorphosis, involving the complete four stages of the...

Phragmites Researcher Interview: Lynn Short

Date: November 27, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Fight the Phrag! Introducing: Lynn Short Lynn Short is a Professor and Researcher at Humber College in Horticulture. She is also the owner of a cottage in Tiny Township on Georgian Bay, where she...

Life After Water Series: Life of the Black Fly

Date: November 21, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Life of the Black Fly: The Lactic Acid Detector The blackfly is a fascinating benthic macroinvertebrate that thrives in running clear, unpolluted water bodies. Today we will explore what happens...

Sparking Science Interview: Student Volunteers

Date: November 9, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Sparking Science Interview: Student Perspectives Student participants had a lot to say about the 2018 Sparking Science through Mentorship Conference! This EcoSpark blog is by two students who...

Life After Water Series: Life of the Mayfly

Date: September 26, 2018 Author: EcoSpark Categories: Latest

Life of the Mayfly: one bug, three forms The mayfly is a fascinating benthic macroinvertebrate that has been around longer than the dinosaurs, serving as an indicator of clean and unpolluted...


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