Friday, May 27, 2011

Ontario Trails News - May 26, 2011 - Round Up

Rideau Trail celebrates 40th anniversary this year
EMC Perth
Many members have been trained to lead hikes through Hike Ontario courses, and these individuals volunteer to lead hikes or other outdoor activities. Most activities take place in venues other than the Rideau Trail, as we explore the various scenic ...
Ontario's Algoma Country: Backpacking / Hiking
These trails pass through some of the most spectacular and rugged areas of Ontario. Upon completion, this hiking trail will span the central part of ...
www.algomacountry.com/34/backpacking-hiking

Price gouging at Ontario Provincial Parks?
countylive.ca (blog)
Yet a Season's Day Pass to Ontario's Provincial Parks costs $107.50! For anyone living near a Provincial Park who likes to use the park regularly for hiking in the woods, a walk or a swim at the local beach, a Season's Pass makes most sense, ...
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Haldimand Area ATV Club
The OFATV also acts as a voice for all ATV riders in Ontario and has a positive working relationship with the Ontario federation of Snowmobile Clubs, ...
www.haldimandatvclub.ca/index.php?option=com...

Ontario's Near North - Family Fun at the Waterfront
Have a Blast Skiing Wasi Cross Country Ski Club in Ontario's Near North Joseph's View After contemplating whether or not we should buy ourselves. ...
www.twghost.net/ontariosnearnorth/feature/40.../340-family-f...

Environmental Commissioner of Ontario - Our Environment ... Your ...
Southern Ontario has many of Canada's fastest growing urban areas. .... New Crown land management legislation should provide legislative requirements, ...
www.eco.on.ca/index.php?page=2006-07-annual-report...

CVC issues High Water Bulletin
Orangeville Banner
For the second time in the about two weeks, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) issued a high water bulletin for the area. Weather forecasts indicate a large portion of Southern Ontario will see between 20 to 40 mm of rainfall in the next few days. ...See all stories on this topic »



Hydro One and Trees Ontario
Seaway News
A partnership with Hydro One and Trees Ontario has enabled South Nation Conservation to plant 16000 trees on a property in Berwick donated by the MacLeod family. The project was made possible through a $7200 contribution from Hydro One's 'Tree For Tree ...
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Quinte Conservation wants you — in their photo contest
Belleville Intelligencer
By Intelligencer Staff The agency is encouraging local residents to show off their talents as well as their favourite local conservation area by getting out and taking pictures for the 2011 Ontario Conservation Areas Photo Contest. ...
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Learn how to roll your kayak like a pro
Globe and Mail
When kayaking in big rapids, you never want to leave your boat, ... Whitewater Clinic with Equinox Adventures in Southern Ontario's Elora Gorge. ...

The week's news, views and sales
NOW Toronto
So kudos to the Toronto Cyclist Union (bikeunion.to) for launching a pilot bike valet service this spring. Look for their big orange tent at summer festivals like the Eco Wheels Show (eco-wheelsshow.com), MEC Bikefest and Open Roof Films ...
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Rent a bike, ride the trails through Evergreen Brick Works
insideTORONTO.com
Toronto cyclists, such as this young rider, are invited to cycle at the ... the 60 bikes available for rent including hybrids (which are part mountain bike, ...

Get Active Toronto 2011 Report on Physical Activity
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Walking to School increases overall physical activity in children - Toronto children who walk to school were twice as likely to achieve recommended levels of physical activity in comparison to children who were driven to school. ...
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Chico Racing - Ontario Mountain Bike Spring 8HR Relay – Limited ...
Hardwood Ski and Bike, Ontario cross country skiing and mountain biking at ... Off-road relays are incredibly popular in Ontario as the event combines the ...
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Nature's supermarket
The Barrie Advance
... his eyes constantly scan the undergrowth and the sides of the trail. ... Ontario has so many different types of ecology, and each one has different ...

Private, public funding critical to Warkworth Lilac Festival
Northumberland News
Mr. Rinaldi said the $20000 from the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund and the ... who noted one tour bus had already visited the Millennium Trail where 70 ...

Brereton club marks big milestone
The Barrie Examiner
The province of Ontario matched the funds from the Ontario Trust for Student Support ... Those involved in the events are encouraged to bring hiking boots, ...

STAFF REPORT:
at Blue Mountain, Apple Pie Trail). - Market and brand collectively as the sustainable tourism destination in. Ontario(Salsa at Blue Mountain, ...
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Values unite UK and US, says Obama
The Surrey Herald
... and the British burning of the White House in 1812, "it has been smooth sailing ever since". ... Keep up to date with the news. Sign up for News Alerts.