May 21, 2017

May 21, 2017

Early bird walk in Happy Valley Forest Timing:  Sun. May 21, 6:30 am (2 hr) Description: Looking for a memorable activity to mark your calendar for the long weekend? We invite you for an easy hike on the Oak Ridges Moraine. The Happy Valley Forest is a haven for birds, including those in steep decline. Join Ann and David Love on an early morning walk to see and learn...

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May 6, 2017

May 6, 2017

CANCELLED: Spring Wildflower walk in Humber Valley Timing:  Sat. May 6 9:30 am (1.5 – 2 hr) Description: The heavy rainfall we are experiencing is having a very negative effect on trail conditions in Boyd Park where our hike was planned, and so our hike leader with regret has decided to cancel the Wildflower Walk Spring is here and the early woodland wildflowers...

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April 22/17

April 22/17

NATURAL HIGH: HIKE AT MONO CLIFFS PROV PARK Timing: 10:00 am, Saturday, April 22/17  (3 – 4hours) Description: Our first spring hike will explore Mono Cliffs Provincial Park, one of the highest locations in southern Ontario. The route will include the Lookout Trail which peaks at a height of 550 m above sea level, and on a clear day offers spectacular...

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AGM: Sat. April 8/17

AGM: Sat. April 8/17

HVHTA members, hikers, Kleinburg & Area residents, and friends are invited to join us for our 13th Annual General Meeting. This year’s AGM will begin with a guided hike on the trails of Cold Creek Conservation Area, followed by the business meeting in the Visitor’s Centre. We’ll have visual presentations and updates on our progress with the trail North of Kleinburg....

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March 4, 2017

March 4, 2017

Walk the Wild Trails at Jackman Forest (N of Kleinburg) Timing: March 4/17 (Saturday) at 9:30 am. (1.5 – 2 hrs) Description: Join us for a morning hike on the Hal Jackman property north of Kleinburg. A vigorous wilderness hike is planned on nice trails with several suspension bridges spanning the East Humber River, through beautiful older growth forests &...

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Feb 18/2017

Feb 18/2017

Cold Creek Conservation Area Hike / X-Country Ski (NW of Kleinburg) Timing: February 18/17 (Saturday) HIKE:  9:30 am   (1.5-2 hrs), XC SKI  11:30  (1 – 1.5 hrs) Description: Thankfully, last week’s snow has covered up the underlying ice, and the trails have reopened. As of yesterday, there was a good base of snow for hiking. Hopefully, the base will...

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January 21, 2017

January 21, 2017

Nashville Conservation Reserve – Inaugural Winter Bird Walk & Count Timing: Sat. Jan. 21/2017, 9:30 am to 12:00 noon   Description: Whether you are a hiker, nature enthusiast, experienced bird watcher or just want to learn more about this Reserve and its trails and birds, you’re welcome to participate. You will join an experienced hike leader...

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January 14, 2017

January 14, 2017

Winter Walk North of Nashville Timing: Sat. Jan. 14 9:30 am (1.5 – 2 hr), 4 km   Description: Join us on a winter hike in lovely Nashville Conservation Reserve which surrounds the meandering Humber River between Kleinburg and Bolton. If seasonal conditions allow, we will go off-trail to explore an area of the Reserve that’s accessible only when the...

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Reptiles and Amphibians and Apps

Reptiles and Amphibians and Apps

Nature Education Event Reptiles and Amphibians The Ontario Nature Reptile and Amphibian Atlas App Saturday, May 28 2016 @ 6:30 – 8:00 pm Cold Creek Conservation Area (On Concession 11 between King Road and the 16th Sideroad, Nobleton) Visitors Center Building Join the Nashville Conservation Reserve Stewardship Committee for our first Nature Education event. Our guest speaker is expert Emma...

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January 16, 2016

January 16, 2016

Winter Walk Nashville Conservation Reserve Timing: POSTPONED ONE WEEK to Sat. Jan. 23 9:30 am (1.5 – 2 hr), 3-4 km The reason for postponement is the unfavourable weather forecast for tonight (rain) and tomorrow morning (freezing temperatures) which sounds like a perfect recipe for slippery, potentially unsafe trail conditions. Hike leader Roland Gatti has invited hikers to...

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February 20, 2016

February 20, 2016

Cold Creek Conservation Area Hike / X-Country Ski (NW of Kleinburg) Timing: February 20/16 (Saturday) at 9:30 am. (3-4 km hike, 3-6 km Ski) (1.5 hrs) Description: The group will split in two – hikers and skiers. With access to 190 hectares of conservation land, this is a great opportunity to get out on your skis. Scenic trails through open fields and forests with...

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March 5, 2016

March 5, 2016

Walk the Wild Trails at Jackman Forest (N of Kleinburg) Timing: March 5/16 (Saturday) at 9:30 am. (1.5 – 2 hrs) Description: Join us for a morning hike on the Hal Jackman property north of Kleinburg. A vigorous wilderness hike is planned on nice trails with several suspension bridges spanning the East Humber River, through beautiful older growth forests &...

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