Mud Lake Microbes: The Unseen World

On this walk, we'll explore the history of Mud Lake and you'll have a chance to look through the microscope at its smallest inhabitants.

Giacomo Panico interviewed Beth Tyler on CBC's In Town and Out on May 4, 2024. Listen

Carte indiquant le point de départ

We'll meet on Cassels St. at the northern entrance to the Mud Lake Trail, which is about halfway between Britannia Rd. and the Britannia water purification plant. We'll be taking a very short walk along Cassels St. where it borders Mud Lake.

There is on-street parking available along Cassels St.

Au sujet du guide

Beth is an amateur microscopist who enjoys exploring the unseen world around us and sharing it with others. Beth has spent a fair amount of time exploring the environment of Mud Lake and learning it's history.

Beth's YouTube Channel


Beth Tyler

Date:dim 5 mai, 2024
Durée: 1 heure
Langue: anglais
Début:Cassels St near Mud Lake Trail
Distance:0.5 kms

Mostly paved, but there is some rough surface as the edge of the road is eroded where it meets the gravel.

Galerie d'images
Colpidium is one of the microbes that we may see today at Mud Lake.. Trail entrance to Mud Lake from Cassels St. Looking through the microscope on the shore of Mud Lake. Some of the microbes that can be seen under the microscope in a sample of water from Mud Lake.
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