Snow Hiking And Colourful Feathers At Harrison Park

For the past couple of months we have experienced record-setting cold temperatures, frigid wind chills, and a steady accumulation of snow. While winter can be an enjoyable season, this year’s weather has made it anything but. Ice fishing outings have involved a lot less moving around and far more time…

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A Visit To Ken Reid Conservation Area

One of the perks of attending Fleming College is that I have many classes outdoors. Some of my fellow students did not consider that a perk when it was -20C during the winter, but with all my ice fishing clothing, I was pretty happy. Unfortunately, there are still far too…

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My Introduction To Geocaching

One of the neat things about being in school is the number of interesting activities I have been exposed to. During an Introduction to GPS lecture, my prof brought up the topic of geocaching. Geocaching is basically an outdoor treasure-hunt. It uses GPS devices to allow participants to navigate to a…

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A Dog Is Not Always Your Best Friend

With only a week left in our trout season, this past weekend was a perfect time to hit the river. The recent rain and cooler temps seemed likely to improve conditions and I was reasonably optimistic about our chances. Then again, it had been so long since I’d walked the…

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