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!

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

Latest Discovery!

Meet the Wooly Aphids.  These sap-sucking insect pests feed in groups and appear fuzzy due to the white, waxy material that covers their body. They can be seen feeding on foliage, buds, twigs and branches, bark, and even the roots.

The adults are winged and move to new locations where they lay egg masses. In flight they have been described as looking like "flying mice", and are given nicknames like "angel flies", "fluff bugs", "fairy flies", and "ash bugs" "Snow bugs", "Fluffer Fairy", "Poodle Fly","Fluffy Gnats". They can be found throughout the Northern Hemisphere.


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

Hidden Gems Of Nature