Thursday, March 22, 2012

Ontario Trails News - Paddle, Bike, Hike and Ride Ontario's Trails

Birdwatchers behaving like paparazzi
Macleans.ca
Last June, the arrival of an Arctic ptarmigan turned Ontario's Darlington ... It is an outdoor activity that provides light exercise, so it has proven a big ...



An exorcism of dog-racing demons on Alaska's Iditarod Trail
Alaska Dispatch
... and his grandfather, Dan, took a memory tour up the 1000-mile trail from Willow to the fabled city of the Golden Sands on the shore of the Bering Sea. The Seaveys were news. DeBruin was not. The quiet man from Haliburton, Ontario, Canada, ...
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CanoeKayak Ontario's new Executive Director - March 19th, 2012
CanoeKayak Ontario's new Executive Director - March 19th, 2012. CanoeKayak Ontario (CKO) is pleased to announce that the organization has engaged Orest ...
www.canoekayak.ca/english/newsentry/view/328


Conservation Award presented to two watershed couples
Lakeshore Advance
The winners receive a framed, limited-edition conservation print of the Latornell Tree, by Bonna Rouse, one of 310 prints made for a special edition by Conservation Ontario. The ABCA will also make a donation towards a tree and plaque at a ...
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Kingston about to experience the largest boat, truck & RV show it ...
EMC Frontenac
It's the 1st Annual "Eastern Ontario Boat, Truck & RV Show," March 23 - 25 at the ... The show features over 20 local and regional Boat, Truck, RV and ATV ...


OFAH Conference provides platform for fish and wildlife discussion
PR Newswire (press release)
Tim Hudak, Leader of the Conservative Party of Ontario was the featured speaker at the President's reception on Thursday evening. Associate Minister of National Defence Julian Fantino delivered the keynote address at the Conservation Awards Gala on ...
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New BMX bike park approved
Cambridge Times
As a result of Monday's discussion councillors want to look at plans for an eight-lane competitive freestyle BMX park that could attract riders from across Ontario.In recent months, city staff have looked at building a new cycling facility next to the ...
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Provincial champ
Orangeville Banner
Carla Buckner Hard work and dedication are paying off for Orangeville cross-country skierAlexander Maycock, who recently earned a pair of provincial titles. The 12-year-old returned home from the 2012 Ontario Midget Championships, organized by Cross ...
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Move March Break to February
Toronto Star
... snow dependent activities like snowboarding, skiing, snowshoeing etc. during ... Ontariouniversity and college students have “Reading Week” in the ...



Great People - Great Trails - June 17-20, 2012

Rouge Park – Canada’s First Urban Wilderness Parkfantastic! But what are the challenges and opportunities of creating an urban wilderness park? Come and hear from representatives of Rouge Park, the Toronto Region Conservation Authority and Biosphere experts as we discuss the unique aspects of this wilderness in an urban setting. A must attend session for conservation and park staff operating wilderness rail trails, conservation lands, forests and parks in urban areas.

Trails Education and Skill Development Program - Become a trail development leader! Launching in Ontario – first ever series of 14 courses in the development and management of trails. Designed for both volunteers and professionals. Learn more about the various program elements, the calendar of courses, how we select the content, on-line learning options and more. Got staff that need training – attend this session and learn how you can get your staff to courses so you can have better trails!

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