Ken Ferguson

I first met Donna when she joined us on Avon Trail hikes.  Not long after I met her husband, Ken.  We called him ‘Big Ken’.  He also joined us on hikes, and, when carpooling, always preferred to drive.  Being a truck driver by vocation, Ken knew back roads like the back of his hand.  It (more…)

Ken Ferguson Memorial Tree Along the Trail

On a hot, sunny June morning, a hardy 12 foot  maple tree was planted in memory of longtime Avon Trail member and trail volunteer Ken Ferguson. When interviewed, Board President Jane Foster said that the board felt such a tree should be easily accessible and not on a landowner’s private property. (Click here to read (more…)

A Song Bird Heard on the Trail

Having hiked the trails recently through May and June, I heard and then spotted this small song bird. Dennis and Steve’s article from 2017 is a reminder of the small pleasures song birds can bring when on the trail.  Tom Kimber Newsletter editor   By Dennis Rawe and Steve Thorpe The Indigo Bunting is a (more…)

The Benefits of the Avon Trail Guide Edition 8.0

If you want to know where you are going on the trail, get yourself a map. Digital or paper map? Both, for sure! The Avon Trail Guide Edition 8.0 proved to be an invaluable tool that helped my wife Cindy and I complete an End-to-End Avon Trail hike this spring. Sure, the ONDAGO Avon Trail (more…)