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Atkinson Wetland


Mallard duck the most familiar bird in the Town of Aurora beside the Canada Goose. Mallards at play at the Atkinson Wetland boardwalk on St. John’s Sideroad (South Side). Anna Lozyk Romeo, Editor’s Notes Aurora, ON Atkinson Wetland Aurora Mallard Duck

Visiting Atkinson Park. What’s better, blue skies and cold weather or warmer weather and overcast skies? I take the blue skies and cold over the latter. Shorter days and no sun, that’s what I observed this winter. Lots of gloomy dark days, especially when there is no snow to make it brighter. Seeking crispy blue …

Peter Cameron’s pictures from 2004 of the St. Johns Sideroad reconstruction project certainly bring back memories. What was once a two lane, non illuminated, country road is now a four lane road with a major railway crossing, a spectacular McKenzie Marsh boardwalk on the North side of St. John’s Sideroad, and a wonderful Atkinson Wetland …