Tag Archives: Lower Trent

The green geek on the trail

Some of the trails that I like to poke and meander about on are also the same trails that are notoriously poorly marked – while sometimes it’s pretty obvious where you are such as when on a single path loop … Continue reading

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Bleasdell Boulder CA – the stream

A few quiet moments spent outdoors…

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Sometimes when I look…

Sometimes the big picture can be misleading, as the finer details, the nuances and subtleties that lead to understanding and appreciation are so easily overlooked. The Bleasdell Boulder is a good example, as you need to stand back at a … Continue reading

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Pack it in, pack it out

Pack it in, pack it out is a hiking phrase derived from a leave no trace philosophy. It’s quite simple – if you packed it in with you, you pack it out when you leave. Nothing is left behind and … Continue reading

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Dogs in the park

A bit of a rambling sort of rant… Dogs… Above the invasive species Dog-strangling vine. Bad stuff. Nasty. Below, another invasive species, this one being the dog owners that merrily ignore the signs that clearly tell them to keep their … Continue reading

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Around the creek

A virtual look around Butler Creek at Proctor Park Conservation Area, using Quick Time VR and Flash imaging. The images are large so please be patient. A bend in the creek – the use of VR imaging allows you to … Continue reading

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Butler Creek

I spent a bit of time enjoying a winter day by walking around Butler Creek at the Proctor Park Conservation Area. The water level in the creek fluctuates quite a lot this time of year, resulting in some wonderful ice … Continue reading

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Pack it in, pack it out

I decided to check out the covered picnic shelter adjacent to the parking area at Proctor Conservation Area – it’s a pretty structure and it would make a great stop for a picnic in the summer or a quick cup … Continue reading

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Around the boulder

A 360° look around the big rock at the Bleasdell Boulder Conservation area. The Bleasdell Boulder I  The big rock and the area it sits in at the Bleasdell Conservation Area. 360° Flash 1.98 MB 360° Quick Time 2.25 MB … Continue reading

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Adventures in time lapse – Bleasdell Boulder

At Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area, you can take a journey through time with a short hike to the Bleasdell Boulder, one of the largest known glacial erratics. You can also make a time lapse video…

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