Tag Archives: walking trails

It’s Event Season! Join the Passport, Challenge & Walk

Birding, Walking, Biodiversity and Wilderness. Take part in some of the great upcoming events to connect with nature in our neighbourhood!

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Passport to Nature Kicks Off With an Ode to an Icon

Passport to Nature offers a window on the wilds of the region through a year-round series of free events that include guided hikes, canoe trips, photography and astronomy outings and much more.

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Happy Spring! Unexpected Experiences in the Outdoors

Every walk, outing, hike or trip we take outside holds an element of the unknown. What wildlife will we see? How many different kinds of fungi can we count? What kind of birds will we see in the skies?

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Non-hibernating Mode; Nature in Winter

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a huge fan of winter. In fact, that would be putting it mildly.
Given that humans have not evolved to hibernate through winter, I must figure out a way to make it through to springtime

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A New Year, a Renewed Drive to Get Outdoors

New Years Eve; the time of year when my younger self was ready to party.

But of recent New Years has taken on a new meaning

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Adventure Awaits with Night Sky Stewardship

As the sun sets day after day, not all natural resources disappear to the naked eye, especially in locations situated in central and northern Ontario

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Get outside…It’s time for a walk!

We’d like to share with you three places to go in your own search for wildlife and other species. All of these suggested properties have walking trails established and the public is welcome to enjoy through passive nature appreciation.

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A change of scenery: walking trails

A popular spot for walking, Grant’s Woods, has four kilometres of walking trails — and is currently closed. The work of the conservancy extends well beyond Grant’s Woods, though. There are a number of properties that are open to the public and some have established walking trails.

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It takes a village, but the village needs a leader

The Couchiching Conservancy files on the Church Woods are thick.

This charming little 25-acre woodlot in Shanty Bay stands waiting today for anyone who has the inclination to wander through it, thanks to the enormous effort of a small group of neighbours who made it their business to protect it almost a decade ago.

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Spring partners; flowers and bees

With the snow disappearing, it’s a great time to get out and explore our region’s forests as they get ready for another growing season.

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