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The mysterious cans

A nice winter day finds me walking about on the trails at the HR Frink Outdoor Education Centre – that’s not surprising as I love walking about on trails, even in the middle of the winter. Well, if this is … Continue reading

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I found at Frink…

I was ready for a nice hot cup of soup after enjoying a bit of exploring and poking around at the Frink Centre on a cool, rather damp fall day. While we usually set our cook soup gear up on … Continue reading

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Petrie Islands

The Petrie Islands group on the Ottawa River was formed by sand deposited at the close of  the last ice age, about 12,000 years ago. The 2 km by 500 m area, from the foot of Champlain St. to Trim … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

I went for a quick walk out to the Bleasdell Boulder last night, It was mostly for the fun of it but also to take a look to see what trees were starting to take on the colours of fall. … Continue reading

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Something fishy

You may have noticed that some storm drains on your street now have yellow fish painted beside them. The fish are there to remind us that storm drains on our roadways are not part of the sanitary sewer system and … Continue reading

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Relaxing at Glen Ross

Railway Monkey relaxing on a hot day alongside the Trent at Lower Trent Conservation’s Glen Ross Conservation Area. This small area has a boat launch ramp, small dock, covered picnic shelters and a porta potty. Perfect… © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Holiday Bridge

In one of those brilliant moments that I seldom have, I decided to make a quick detour to check out a road that looked like it might lead to the banks of the Trent River near Campbleford. Around two corners … Continue reading

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Pretty flowers

I see these these pretty flowers in people’s gardens, fields, and in ditches alongside roads but as not sure what they are so I stopped, tool a picture, and asked two of the best sources around here: Quinte Conservation and … Continue reading

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Conservation basics

After a picnic supper I decided to take a stroll on the beach at the Haldimand Conservation Area – it’s a small beach along Lake Ontario, secluded, off the beaten track, and an area that prompted this impromptu video… video … Continue reading

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I love the environment more than my lawn

I saw this sign in Prince Edward County – I want one… All images © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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