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5 Reasons To Rent A Cottage On Pelee This Summer and Fall

Nature and Wildlife With 20% of the land protected by Provincial Park status and the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the forests and wetland are a sight to be seen. From the Chinquapin Oak and Red Cedar Savannahs to Lake Henry and Fish Point Nature Reserve, the biodiversity of the island is astounding. Towering trees and […]

A Week on Pelee Island

I have officially ended my first seven days of living on Pelee Island, Ontario, and I have already gathered enough stories for several articles. However I will attempt to condense the experience into one simple piece.While I write, I am currently sitting outside enjoying the mild night that followed an incredibly hot day. The residents couldn’t […]

Field Trip to Pelee Island

After traveling the globe teaching in different countries, I returned to Canada and scooped up the first job I could, which happened to at an office. I decided to leave my cushy job to pursue my field of study in Outdoor Recreation and Education, which pays dramatically less, but I do not regret it! My […]

Race Day… Game Day

Saturday, June 4th was the 2016 Pelee Island Winery Half Marathon, and this year the weather was near perfect. Overcast skies meant that the runners weren’t terribly dehydrated, and the rain held off long enough that no one was hypothermic. Yet we all remember last year, and the monsoon conditions that made running the race […]

The Wave

  When you land on the shores of Pelee Island you’ll soon find out that it’s an extremely friendly place, where everyone waves to each other. You may just think that is an expression or an exaggeration but you soon find out it is a way of life. It is similar to motorcycle drivers & […]

Fall on Pelee Island

For most people, the passing of Labour Day means a big change in our day-to-day lives. It marks the time when the kids go back to school, when fall starts unofficially, and Canadians collectively lament the frigid winter months that they know lay just beyond the horizon. Brr. On Pelee, we feel change in the […]

Erin Says Goodbye

What an incredible summer it has been.  Pelee Island is such a magical place, filled with charming people, beautiful landscapes, and a plethora of opportunity. Having the chance to work as the Operations Manager for Explore Pelee this summer has been a truly unmatched experience.  I have grown so much over the past four months, […]

Why we do what we do!

If you haven’t heard of Simon Sinek, you are part of a group that is growing smaller by the second. Simon is an ethnologist by training who has become a global phenomenon, so much so that he was invited to address the United Nations. He also has a TED Talk with more than 23 million views. […]

Lessons From My First Week on Pelee Island

Life can be hard. Especially when you have just finished 8 years of post-secondary education and have no idea what you want to do with your life or how you ever plan to deal with the horrifying prospect of paying back your student loans. So, as is common practice with new graduates, I did my […]

Pelee Island Adventures

Though this is only my second week on the job, touring Pelee always has something new to offer. Being able to show people the value Pelee can provide on a more personal level is always refreshing. I love being outside, so naturally my favorite aspects have to do with the wildlife. On our light house […]

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