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Meet Gaasyendietha, the meteor dragon in Lake Ontario

2024-02-10T12:34:27-05:00

In early accounts, the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe would speak of an entire race of giant serpent-dragons living in the lake. The Seneca spoke of Gaasyendietha, an enormous hydra snake that could breathe fire and fly like a bird.

Meet Gaasyendietha, the meteor dragon in Lake Ontario2024-02-10T12:34:27-05:00

Top 7 ice safety tips: Don’t let them slip your mind

2024-01-16T11:50:32-05:00

The weather outside may be frigid, but your activity level doesn't have to freeze. But before you head to the water for some frosty fun, make sure that you know how to stay safe by reading our top seven ice tips.

Top 7 ice safety tips: Don’t let them slip your mind2024-01-16T11:50:32-05:00

My northern lights experience

2024-01-25T14:36:03-05:00

A personal encounter with the auroras that sweep the skies above the Great Lakes

My northern lights experience2024-01-25T14:36:03-05:00

Surf the Great Lakes

2023-11-29T08:54:26-05:00

Alex Boutilier reveals all you need to know about winter-surfing on the Great Lakes. “You definitely learn about yourself when you surf here and it teaches you a lot about respecting the lakes.” -Alex Boutilier, Surf The Greats

Surf the Great Lakes2023-11-29T08:54:26-05:00

Explore these epic caves in Ontario

2023-11-09T11:20:53-05:00

From deep caverns filled with fossils to limestone cave systems created by great waves, Ontario is home to a vast diversity of speleological scenes to discover

Explore these epic caves in Ontario2023-11-09T11:20:53-05:00

7 great Ontario ice fishing spots

2024-01-19T14:32:05-05:00

Calling all anglers! The Great Lakes are home to some world-class ice fishing opportunities every winter. Here are some prime spots for you to drop a line this winter, or start planning next winter’s fishing trip!

7 great Ontario ice fishing spots2024-01-19T14:32:05-05:00

Why don’t bird feet freeze in winter?

2024-02-10T12:33:50-05:00

Today on “answering questions you never knew you had”...why don’t bird feet freeze in the winter?

Why don’t bird feet freeze in winter?2024-02-10T12:33:50-05:00

The price of salt: How road salts are affecting our Great Lakes

2024-01-11T16:18:36-05:00

In the frigid winter climates around the Great Lakes, we rely on road salt to keep us safe on our daily commutes a third of the year. But what happens when all that salt enters the waterways? Read on to discover the science, the problems, and how you can be part of the solution.

The price of salt: How road salts are affecting our Great Lakes2024-01-11T16:18:36-05:00

Your guide to getting in the cold water

2024-02-15T15:29:59-05:00

Just because we're in the middle of winter doesn't mean day trips to the beach need to end!

Your guide to getting in the cold water2024-02-15T15:29:59-05:00