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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
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
Sentinels of the forest <b>(3 photos)</b>

Sentinels of the forest (3 photos)

This week, Back Roads Bill looks at fire towers and would like to hear from you about your favourite fire tower locations as well as details about the view
Bruce Hyer on the Wabakimi wilderness

Bruce Hyer on the Wabakimi wilderness

Back Roads Bill recently interviewed Bruce Hyer. He plans a spring canoe trip with the renowned conservationist; maybe to Cliff Lake, a favourite Wabakimi destination of Back Roads Bill
Tunnel vision: training our sights on the past <b>(5 photos)</b>

Tunnel vision: training our sights on the past (5 photos)

Workers building the railway on the north shore of Lake Superior consumed 12 tonnes of food a day and four tonnes of tobacco each month
Making tracks in the snow <b>(5 photos)</b>

Making tracks in the snow (5 photos)

Back Roads Bill explores ideas of where you might go and what you might wear on your feet to snowshoe in the region