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Northern Ontario Stonehenge? Mysterious boulders explored on the back roads

Northern Ontario Stonehenge? Mysterious boulders explored on the back roads

This week, Back Roads Bill takes us on an adventure exploring an unusual aggregation of rounded rocks on the shores of Larder Lake, east of Kirkland Lake
Last two headframes in Cobalt area threatened by deterioration, vandalism

Last two headframes in Cobalt area threatened by deterioration, vandalism

The Townsite and Right-of-Way headframes as well as parts of the Heritage Silver Trail are now closed to the public
Science meets spirituality over a glass of fresh spring water <b>(5 photos)</b>

Science meets spirituality over a glass of fresh spring water (5 photos)

Back Roads Bill is thirsting for more spring locations and you can help
Mental health and the outdoors. Vitamin N for nature is good for what ails you

Mental health and the outdoors. Vitamin N for nature is good for what ails you

Forest bathing, pinenes, salicylic acid and 22 types of airborne molecules including lactones that have a resting, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect are on Back Roads Bill's mind this week
Banding buntings with Bruce Murphy <b>(8 photos)</b>

Banding buntings with Bruce Murphy (8 photos)

This week Back Roads Bill takes us on an outing with a bander extraordinaire
Citizen scientists, are you up for a good howl?

Citizen scientists, are you up for a good howl?

There seem to be many wolves, coyotes and hybrids out there on the back roads but what are you really seeing? Bill went looking for answers and you can become part of the solution
Back roads Hebrew cemetery not forgotten

Back roads Hebrew cemetery not forgotten

This week, Back Roads Bill takes us along with him on a visit to Northern Chevra Kadisha – Krugerdorf
Explore a towering monadnock with Back Roads Bill

Explore a towering monadnock with Back Roads Bill

The landscape anomaly was shaped by glaciers and, say legends, the lake at the top was created and filled with fish by the Thunder Bird
Where, exactly, is Northern Ontario?

Where, exactly, is Northern Ontario?

Back Roads Bill offers a geography lesson most aren't likely to get in school
Bears do it. Bunnies do it. Campers do too

Bears do it. Bunnies do it. Campers do too

Learn to poop properly in the woods with Back Roads Bill this week -- because it's different outside