Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Ontario Trails News - Round-Up 26 articles!

JoeBiker.ca Message Board - Active transportation Trail standards
Trail needs to be constructed to AT standards of at least 3.5 metres in width and finished with asphalt. The width and the finish maximize usage while ...
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Doug Knapp's first memory of hiking, at the age of seven, was in 1942 in the then-wild Don Valley in Toronto. The excursion with a local Cub pack...
thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3035967

Volunteer Trail Building Day At Hilton Falls (Ontario) - Canadian ...
Canadian Cyclist Online. The source for Canadian cycling news and information including mountain bike and road bike tours, adventure biking features, ...
www.canadiancyclist.com/dailynews.php?id=21085
  
Learn About Ontario: Forests - Communications Services Branch ...
The primary objective of forest management on Crown lands in Ontario is to ensure the long-term health of forest ecosystems. Discover how our Crown forests ...
www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/STDU_129777.html

Saugeen River, Ontario SPRING Canoe Route - Google Maps ...
The scenic and popular Saugeen River Canoe Route starts in the Town of Hanover and takes approximately 3-4 days to canoe or kayak its entire 102 km length ...
explorethebruce.posterous.com/saugeen-river-ontario-spring-c...

Canoe museum founder dies
Kawartha Media Group
Mr. Wipper was also the founder of Camp Kandalore, on staff at Bark Lake- Ontario Camp Leadership Centre, a leader with the Ontario Camping Association, co-founder of the Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association, Professor at University of Toronto ...
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OFAH: Georgian Bay and Bancroft Youth Take Conservation Lead
Marketwire (press release)
Nominations for the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Junior Conservation Award and the OFAH Heritage Junior Award were submitted from across Ontario, and reviewed by a panel of judges from the outdoor industry. The winners were selected for ...
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Send to Friend | Ottawa Bicycle Club
To best exemplify our position, let's look at 2 recent cycling issues: ... only improve the safety of our members as well as all cyclists on Ontario roads. ...
www.ottawabicycleclub.ca/send/send/515

Hikers putting lives at risk on Grind
Metro Canada - Vancouver
Despite clear signage and fencing indicating the famous Grouse Grind hiking trail is closed for the winter, two over-eager people needed to be rescued over the last week after they jumped the fence and tried to tackle the mountain ascent anyway. ...
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Chico Racing - Home
Plastiglas Ontario Cup #1 North America 24 hr Festival Epic 8 Mountain Bike Epic Trail Run. Learn more about this event Register for this event ...
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Walking The Way of St. James
Waterloo Record
It becomes difficult to listen to ourselves, to God and nature,'' said Boers, a seminary professor at Tyndale College in Toronto. The experience of walking the 780-kilometre route in June 2005 was so profound for the former Waterloo Region man that he ...
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 City lays out road plan for repairs
Toronto Sun
$6.8 million for cycling “infrastructure,” including about 30 km of paved bicycle trails, plus secure plate to park vehicles. • $3.38 million to complete reconstruction by July on Roncesvalles Ave. with new streetcar tracks and paving from Dundas St. ...
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Bicycle Trail report March 18, 2011 | Toronto Bicycling Network - TBN
The Betty Sutherland, Don River (east Don Parklands) and Duncan Mills Creek trails are open. There is still a bit of slush here and there and there are a ...
www.tbn.ca/forum/tbn-general/3832

Riding the Polar Bear Express
Toronto Sun
The only requirement is being able to get into and out of a canoe. The first part of the trip is with the current; motors are used on the way back. Visit Ontario Northland.ca or call 1-800-268-9281. -- The Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane ...
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Camp Canoeing Instructor - ORCKA
The Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayaking Association (ORCKA) is pleased to announce a Camp Canoeing Instructor (CCI) certification program. ...
www.orcka.ca/member/myskillcourses_view.asp?sc=2702
Paddler's Guide to Happy Camping | Started a food fight at ...
Three talks were on my new book Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario but the fourth was as one of the Chefs in the Annual Aluminum Chef Competition. ...
www.ootboot.com/.../started_a_food_fight_at_canoecopia/

National Coaching Workshop Calendar - CanoeKayak Canada -
Ontario Workshops. For more information please contact: info@whitewaterontario. ca. APRIL 2011. 23/24 - Leader 2 - ottawariverrunners.com. MAY 2011 ...
canoekayak.ca/content/Whitewater_calendar

Green Volunteer Opportunities · Conservation Volunteer - From ...
Environmental Volunteer / Green Volunteer Opportunities: Conservation Volunteer - From Fields to Forests, Leamington, Ontario, Canada.
www.planetfriendly.net/volunteer/vld.php?id=13806

Trails play host to wagging tails - The North Bay Nugget - Ontario, CA
Man's best friend took over Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area as the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority and the North Bay Humane...
www.northbaynugget.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3035494

Big Bunny enlists fun to teach Jackrabbits cross-country skiing ...
Jackie Hummelbrunner is the big bunny of the Kenora Jackrabbit program, a program of cross-country ski Canada including 112 local youth. She said ...
kenoradailyminerandnews.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e...

Daytrip: Maple syrup mania!
National Post
There are plenty of things to enjoy about spring in Ontario, but few traditions are so beloved as the annual tapping of sugar maples for syrup. Here, a few suggestions as to where you might travel to best take advantage of Canadian spring's sweet, ...
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NB hopes to highlight role in 1812 war
CanadaEast.com
Travelling on snowshoes and toboggans, the regiment faced freezing weather while ... The regiment would continue on to southwestern Ontario to fight in the ...

NBSC Trails Are 'CLOSED' on OFSC Trail Status - Ontario Conditions
ALL NBSC TRails Shown as 'CLOSED' ... Ontario Conditions: NBSC Trails Are ' CLOSED' on OFSC Trail Status - Ontario Conditions. Jump to content ...
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Trail Network Development - CRedit360
All Townships; Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority; Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance; Frontenac Arch Biosphere; Frontenac Atv Club; Frontenac Stewardship ...
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kawarthaNOW.com ® | Events On Now in the Kawarthas & Peterborough ...
kawarthaNOW ® Providing current events and community information to residents ... syrup making around the campfire as the sap boils in the outdoor cauldron. ...
www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/column.asp?colID...