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Frogwatcher Hikes at Mountsberg

Just in from our friends at Conservation Halton: Spring fever is in the air right now as male frogs are getting ready to sing in full chorus to attract mates. This annual nature phenomenon can be witnessed in the forests and wetlands of Mountsberg Conservation Area where you can join in our interesting and informative
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Awesome Autumn on the Escarpment

Our good friends at Conservation Halton have a wonderful festival for you to enjoy. Get out there and marvel at the gorgeous views and hues of this season! Conservation Halton invites you to enjoy the spectacular landscapes and colours of fall during the annual Fall into Nature Festival. The events take place over two weekends
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Badlands of Caledon Temporary Closure

Ontario Heritage Trust has the following news regarding the Caledon Badlands: At the end of May, a protective fence will be erected along Olde Baseline Road in the Town of Caledon, temporarily closing the Cheltenham Badlands to visitors – while a long-term plan guiding future conservation and public access to the site is under development.
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Maple Time at Crawford Lake & Mountsberg

News from our friends at Conservation Halton: Wondering when spring will arrive? Stop looking to groundhogs and robins for predictions of the thaw, at Conservation Halton we say look to the trees! The maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake Conservation Areas are firing up for two marvellous maple syrup festivals. Conservation
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Summer 2014 Issue is On Fire!

Chris Mills took a startling photograph of a re-enactment explosion over Fort Erie that just had to be the cover of our Summer issue, which is starting to be available now. Copies are in the mail to our subscribers, who get first crack, and then our supportive advertisers start to get copies to give out
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Halloween Events at Westfield Heritage Village

Westfield Heritage Village has many exciting things going on for Halloween this month! The village’s annual Haunted Halloween event, taking place this year on the evenings of Friday October 25 and Saturday October 26 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm., will be inspired by Grimm’s Fairy tales. Pumpkin Sunday, an event geared more to younger children, will take
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Cup and Saucer One of Best Places to Visit in Ontario

Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy (EBC) is proud to announce that our Cup and Saucer Reserve and Hiking Trail on Manitoulin Island has been named as one of the best places to visit in Ontario by the Canadian Automobile Association. The Cup and Saucer provides 12 km of cliff-top walks and an “adventure” trail with caves and ladders.
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Niagara Escarpment Walks Near Hamilton

Here’s a guest post by Paul Shaker of Geotrail. Discovering Steeltown’s Other Side Name the only major Canadian city that has a UNESCO World Biosphere reserve running right through the middle of the community?  Is it Vancouver with its idyllic mountain backdrop? Is it Ottawa with the venerable Gatineau Park? Or is it Montreal with
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Icewine Festival Feature & More From Winter 2012-3

Now online on our website, is the content from our Winter 2012-3 issue. Here are highlights: *A full page look at why Scandinave Spa near Blue Mountain is definitely “worth the visit,” even or especially during the cold winter months; *An explanation of how the Bruce Trail’s Blue Side Trails get named after people, and
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Niagara Escarpment’s Westfield for Maple Syrup Fun

Here’s our annual news of what you can do with our friends at Westfield Heritage Village! The trees are tapped, the sap is dripping and the fires are crackling – it must be maple syrup time at Westfield Heritage Village! Visitors to this spectacular rural setting will learn all about one of Canada’s sweetest and
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