Vitamin N – The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

Richard Louv is a journalist and author. His  9 books  have been translated into 13 languages and published in 17 countries. They have  helped to launch an international movement intended to connect children and their families to nature. In his book, Vitamin N: 500 Ways to Enrich Your Family’s Health & Happiness, Richard Louv refers to the (more…)

Avon Trail Tales June 2018

Hike Schedule Online Hike Schedule Summer Fall  Hike Schedule News and Events News from the June Board Meeting by Bernard Goward New 24 foot bridge on the Nith River Loop by Brenda Tarr Cedar Boardwalk Flora Study  by Dennis Rawe Successful “Adopt-a-Highway” cleanup by Brian Tarr Profiles Landowners – Mark and Wendy Nieman by Terry (more…)

Getting to Know Various Trails in Southern Ontario

Getting to Know Various Trails in Southern Ontario source of info: canadatrails.ca/hiking The Thames Valley Trail is a 110-km hiking trail along the Thames River Valley through London to St Marys. The southern end of the trail links up with the Elgin Hiking Trail in Payne’s Mills. The northern end of the Thames Valley Trail (more…)

Personal Reflections and Perspectives of Trail Bridge Building

Personal Reflections and Perspectives on Trail Bridge Building Since 2009, Dennis Rawe has made a significant contribution to the design and construction of stiles and bridges for the Avon Trail. He has spent many hours sharing his expertise and over-seeing these projects.  In this article, he shares his thoughts and experiences. I have a reputation (more…)