Reconnecting Youth & Nature - One Step at a Time

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We invite you to explorer nature through hiking.  You can be one with nature and reduce stress and anxiety, promote learning and personal growth, nourish the imagination, and provide mental and physical restoration.  There is an opportunity to reconnect with nature and experience all that it has to offer including the sights, sounds and smells that will intrigue your senses.

Hiking is for everyone and this website is meant as a learning tool and the first step to bringing young people back to nature – one step at a time.  Our commitment is to enhance the public’s connection with the outdoors and to teach young Canadians about stewardship and to protect the diverse & sensitive ecosystem through education and awareness

Come and see what nature has to offer - sand dunes, forests, waterfalls, flowers, plants, wildlife and more.  There is something new waiting for you to discover!

Say nuts!​ Nifty squirrels turn nature photographer into their subject as they get behind the camera.

Click here to read more about this squirrelly story.

Come and discover what nature has to offer. Trails are ready and waiting to guide you to the glorious outdoors.

From woods to beaches and rivers to hills, nature is waiting for you to discover.

Take a walk on a trail near you.  There is plenty to see and do along the way.​

"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished"

.....The Fresh Quotes

Swapping just one portion of meat for a handful of nuts a day slashes the risk of an early death by up to 17%.

Click here to read more about this nutty find.

Latest Discovery!

Meet the White Baneberry. They are a species of perennial wildflower, found in forests in the east of North America.

The white baneberry plant is also known as ‘doll’s eyes’, due to the plant’s berries having a similar appearance to antique doll’s eyes.

All parts of the white baneberry plant can be fatally toxic to most mammals, potentially causing cardiac arrest on consumption, although birds are able to consume the fruit.

​The seeds of white baneberry fruits are dispersed through bird droppings, or by simply dropping from the plant.


SQuirrelly Corner​

Listen for their calls or find their tracks - see animals in their natural habitat.

Hidden Gems Of Nature