Category Archives: Nature

Owl Prowl (Adult Night) at Mountsberg Conservation Area

Quick register now for this popular event. Mountsberg Conservation Area is offering their popular winter Owl Prowl program again. Enjoy prowling the trails at night for owls while learning lots of information on our native Ontario owls. Pre-registration is required. … Continue reading

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Visit the Heartland Forest for a fantastic frog focused festival. Learn all about frogs at this environmental and educationally focused event. Enjoy guided forest walks, displays, demonstrations and BBQ (hot dogs and hamburgers…not frogs)! For more information, visit: Heartland. Continue reading

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Free Bronte Creek Nature Walk this Saturday

Join a guided nature walk at Lowville Park. Biologists from Trout Unlimited Canada will lead an interpretive walk in Lowville Park this Saturday, November 19, 2011. Learn about winter and fall ecology about Bronte Creek, ice formation and restoration work. … Continue reading

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Popular Owl Prowl is happening this weekend

Join the evening hike through the woods to look for and learn about owls. This Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 is Owl Prowl at the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority, just two kilometers east of Exeter from 7pm-9pm. This … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: The Garden Inspired by Bach

Visit Toronto’s whimsical garden inspired by Bach’s Suite No. 1 in G Major. Toronto is full of surprises and delights, including a garden that was designed with inspiration from Bach’s Suite No. 1 in G Major for unaccompanied cello, BWV … Continue reading

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Nature Fest

Did you know Norfolk County is home to more than 250 species of birds, 70 tree species, 75 butterfly species, 40 species of dragonflies and damselflies, and 35 species of amphibians and reptiles? You will after checking out Nature Fest … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: Surprise Mom with a riverside walk

After feasting on Mother’s Day Brunch, enjoy the rest of the day outdoors on one of Ontario’s nicest riverside trails. London – Thames Valley Trail. The Thames Valley Trail is a 130 kilometre hiking trail which follows the Thames and … Continue reading

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Tulip Festival at the RBG & Ottawa

Come and enjoy the bright tulip colours springing up this May. Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington April showers really do bring May flowers. Drop by the Royal Botanical Gardens this month to celebrate spring and the return of the tulips (and … Continue reading

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Day Tripping: U of G Arboretum Open to the Public

Enjoy walking the trails at the University of Guelph’s 165 hectare arboretum. The Arboretum at the University of Guelph is a great place to spend the day exploring. It is open to the public and free all-year round from dawn … Continue reading

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Outdoor Fun for Tiny Trekkers

Explore the wilderness with this kid-friendly program every weekend until February 2011. Every weekend from now until February 21, 2011, Mountsberg Conservation Area staff are hosting “Tiny Treks” every weekend from 11am-2pm. A fun little outing for children ages 3 … Continue reading

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