Autumn Beauty And Spawning Salmon At Lowville Park

Lowville Park in Burlington is a great place to visit at any time of the year. With a playground, picnic areas, trails, and Bronte Creek flowing right through it, the park is popular destination. Our introduction to Lowville Park was through volunteer workdays with Trout Unlimited Canada as part of their…

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Fishing & Exploring Bronte Creek

At one time, the mention of Bronte Creek brought me images of gutted and rotting salmon, hoards of anglers, stream degradation, and massive amounts of garbage. These impressions were formed during my first two visits to Bronte Creek at Petro Park, and they’ve stayed with me to this day. However, since getting…

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Party Time At Lowville Park

This past Saturday was the day when spring officially begins in my books – the first volunteer work day of the season. For the second year in a row, this celebration took place at Lowville Park in Burlington, Ontario, on a perfect spring day. Sunglasses were needed as we gathered…

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I’m Planting In The Rain, Just Planting In The Rain

Maybe it doesn’t have quite the same ring as ‘I’m singing in the rain’, but I couldn’t help changing the lyrics as I sang this to myself this past Saturday while digging in the mud and planting trees (mainly shrubs, actually). I can’t remember the last time I participated in…

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