This animated film about the pesky blackfly is based on the song of the same title, written and sung by Canadian folk singer Wade Hemsworth, with back-up vocals by the McGarrigle sisters. It recounts Hemsworth's battles with this quintessential "critter" during a summer of surveying in Northern Ontario.
Study Guide - Guide 1
Students can share their experiences of camping or other wilderness activities. What was the environment like? What are the differences between urban and rural settings? What roles do insects play in nature?