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Erratics: Exotic evidence of the last ice age. Culturally significant glacial droppings

Erratics: Exotic evidence of the last ice age. Culturally significant glacial droppings

This week Back Roads Bill is looking for your erratic locations
Northern Ontario labyrinths - trust your path through mindfulness

Northern Ontario labyrinths - trust your path through mindfulness

Join Back Roads Bill in a spiritual journey wherever you are on Saturday, May 1, for World Labyrinth Day
Romeo and the ghost town. A cemetery story <b>(8 photos)</b>

Romeo and the ghost town. A cemetery story (8 photos)

This week, Bill tries to put closure to a pledge he made at an abandoned cemetery on the back roads
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
Snow fleas could teach us how to preserve organs for longer trips

Snow fleas could teach us how to preserve organs for longer trips

But they're not fleas and they don't bite
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