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Escarpment Project – April 19, 2020

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The Escarpment Project annual clean up is happening on Sunday, April 19th at 10am. The locations offer something for everyone – From fun, rugged terrain to easy-to-manoeuvre paved trails. With the diversity of these locations more people can join in on the fun and help build and strengthen the communities in which they live and […]

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Sharing Experiences Workshop – February 22, 2020

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Registration is open for Sharing Experiences, a one day workshop for individuals and community groups interested in creating positive environmental change. We hope that you will join us for presentations, panel discussions and breakout sessions from knowledgeable members of the environmental community. To register and for more information, go to conservationhalton.ca/sharing-experiences.

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Trails of the Niagara Escarpment

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By: Joseph Delaney, hiker and poet in Grimsby, Ontario Silence Then a whisper from the wind Dead leaves chattering beneath fallen limbs In the air Snow flakes glisten Silence Then a stirring from the breeze The birds are chirping at the wind Dancing with the trees Quietly The growing of a distant cry Harsh winds […]

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Keeping Warm with Thermogenic Foods

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By: Lyne Desforges & Helen Kwon Registered Holistic Nutritionists www.cestlaviewellness.ca It’s that time of year when we put on the extra layer of thermals to keep us warm on the trails. But did you know that there is another way to keep our body warm and comfortable during our hike? Thanks to the power of […]

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Taking Your Brain Out for a Walk

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Guest Blogger: Kelly Watt is a writer, walker and the author of Camino Meditations. She walked the Camino de Santiago in 2008, and leads meditation walks on the Bruce Trail. Ever since Hippocrates claimed that ‘walking is man’s best medicine,’ the physical benefits of walking have been well documented. But lately science has been focussing […]

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The Wonders of Forest Bathing!

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By Lyne Desforges Registered Holistic Nutritionist www.cestlaviewellness.ca The Japanese call it shinrin-yoku, which translates literally to “forest bath”. So what exactly is forest bathing? Quite simply, it is being immersed in nature and connecting with it through all five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. By engaging with your surroundings, you get closer to […]