Steve Russell - Staff Photographer
It is one of the assignements we look forward to getting, it gets us out of the city, we go for a boat ride and you learn something.
The bonus is that I get a chance to show readers something that they usually don't get to see.
The assignment involved a trip to Kingston and back to spend a few hours on a boat with a scientist researching the health of the Lake Ontario by looking at the Gull colonies.
Chip Weseloh leaps off of his boat onto Salmon Island that has nesting sites for Herring Gulls. Chip Weseloh, studies birds on Lake Ontario, particularly the Herring Gull, the Ring Billed Gull and the Cormorant for Environment Canada.