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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Ride, Bike, Hike or Paddle and Climb Ontario Trails

Scenic bridge in Bala part of proposed snowmobile trail
The Muskoka Lakes Snow Trails Association is planning to apply for funding for the trail through theOntario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs. The local club is going to enlist all the help it can, said Leenaars. He's hoping that will include cranes from ...
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Danish cyclist showing Toronto how to cope with sharing the road
National Post
“I like to say we have no cyclists in Copenhagen,” Mr. Rohl, manager of the City of Copenhagen's bicycle program, told about 200 people at the Ontario Bike Summit at the Hyatt Regency on King Street West on Tuesday. “We have citizens who use bikes to ...
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A News 'Byte' from Conservation Ontario
A News 'Byte' from Conservation Ontario[4/23/2012 9:30:41 AM] ...

Campbellcroft's Ganaraska Forest opened two weeks early
Northumberland News
The trails opened to the public on April 14, two weeks ahead of the usual May 1 ...CAMPBELLCROFT -- With the skis, snowshoes, and snowmobiles put away, ...

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Spring Speakers Series focuses on War of 1812
Chillicothe Gazette
The program is free and will take place at the Ross County Heritage Center, 45 W. Fifth St. » "The War of 1812 in Ohio," set for 7:30 pm May 16 and featuring Larry Nelson, adjunct assistant professor of history at Bowling Green State University.
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Bringing Together a Country through Crowdsourced Mapping (press release)
TORONTO – April 25, 2012 – The Trans Canada Trail is the world's longest pathway. It will span more than 22000 kilometres when all the trails across the country are connected by 2017 on Canada's 150th anniversary. The progress of this national project ...
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Dude North Seven Days Paddling under the half-mile concrete span of the Long-Sault bridge, which connectsOntario to Qu├ębec, are 10 young men steering five wood-canvas canoes. They ride high through the chop stirred up by a strong tailwind, powering upriver against a barely... See all stories on this topic »

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Two Pro/Am cycling races to highlight Dandelion Festival
EMC Kemptville
In partnership with eQuinelle Homes, one of eastern Ontario's leading lifestyle community developers who are generously sponsoring the races, as well as Cyclery Ottawa's premier bikeshop, the eQuinelle Grand Prix Criterium will take place in the ...
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Ontario changes rules on capturing snapping turtles
Toronto Sun
John Urquhart, conservation science manager with Ontario Nature, said they're shocked at the government's response to the petition demanding a hunt ban on snapping turtles, which are designated as a species of special concern.
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Water conservation urged throughout Grand River
Paris Star
The committee held a teleconference on Wednesday at which it decided to place the entire watershed at Level 1 under the Ontario Low Water Response Plan because of the low precipitation. Level 1 results in a request for a voluntary 10% reduction in ...
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