SYMBIOSIS

sĭm″bē-ō′sĭs noun Lichens have scientific names as though they are a species of organism, but actually a lichen is a fungus and an alga living in a symbiotic relationship (both are benefited by living together.) The fungus cannot photosynthesize so it cannot create food from solar energy, but the alga can photosynthesize. The alga needs …

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BREAKERS

Who ever said that men can’t multi-task?  Not only could I exercise my creativity, I could also watch the kids in the water, prevent my camera from being splashed by the waves and keep myself cool by playing in the water.  Photographing waves as they crash on the shore is not only an exercise in …

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LIQUID LIGHT

Short Hills Provincial Park is located on the southern extremity of St. Catharines.  This is an excellent place to hike, go horseback riding, mountain biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.  Two of my favourite destinations in the park are Terrace Creek Falls and Swayze Falls.  There are trails leading to them or you can (adventurous …

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