Author: Margaret

November 21, 2020 Margaret No comments exist

Presentation at the Opening of this side trail made by Trudy Senesi, Friday November 20, 2020. Today I have the honour and pleasure of highlighting Margaret’s contributions to the Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Niagara Bruce Trail Club.  Margaret joined our club in 1992 and in 1996 she became our board secretary – a position…

November 17, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

You sure can!  Early snow in Ontario has all of us thinking about winter hiking. There are a few things to think about before you head outside.  The better prepared you are the more you will enjoy it. Layer up.  Big thick winter coats are great for strolling around but if you are headed for…

September 23, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

Saturday, September 21st at the BTC Annual General Meeting held in Hamilton, Ontario, Niagara Club was awarded the Philip & Jean Gosling Award for the re-routed trail east of the Louth Conservation Area.  Rick Waters, NBTC Trail Development & Maintenance Director accepted this distinguished environment award.   The Philip and Jean Gosling Award recognizes projects…

May 16, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

No UHS does not mean Universal Health Care or Ultra-High Speed. For the Bruce Trail Conservancy, it means Unified Hike Schedule.  For Niagara members it means a huge hike selection. Beginning June 1, 2019, you will be able to go to one site to view hikes from all nine Bruce Trail clubs. Amazing!  Maybe a little overwhelming…

April 30, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

2019 AGM Held on Sunday April 28, 2019, Rockway Community Centre. The day started with two sunny hikes around the Rockway area of the Bruce Trail.  The meeting was brought to order by Debbie Demizio, outgoing President.  Debbie gave an overview of the strategic focus of the BTC and the club as well as many…

February 15, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

Hot off the press!  2019 Spring Grapevine is full of great hiking news – benefits of hiking, new directors, Youth Hiking Program, trail re-routes and a call out for help on Earth Day.  Check out the latest edition of the Niagara Bruce Trail Clubs newsletter. Grapevine

January 19, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

How do I start? …one step at a time… Hiking the entire Bruce Trail can be daunting, and for some, unrealistic.  Developing a hiking habit can be beneficial for your physical and mental health.  It can become a lifetime endeavour that can be carried out for years to come.  Everyday people, who have never hiked…

January 14, 2019 Margaret No comments exist

What is hiking? …but putting one foot in front of the other  Hiking at its origin takes us to ancestral roots, where first peoples first cleared a path through grassland and woods, across streams and over hills. Imagine the awesome and bold beauty of a land where few had set foot before!  Hiking these paths…

September 19, 2018 Margaret No comments exist

Preserving a ribbon of wilderness for everyone, forever. Learn about all things BRUCE TRAIL with the Niagara Bruce Trail Club on Sunday, September 30, 2018 1pm-4pm.  Meet in the Niagara College Greenhouses, 135 Taylor Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake. A Family friendly event. Presentation at 1:30pm Free Guided Hike at 2:00pm (1.5 hrs, medium pace, moderate terrain) Sign…

May 25, 2018 Margaret No comments exist

Check out our Summer Hike schedule (June-August).  It is bursting with an array of hikes from 1.5 – 5hrs in length, from leisurely to strenuous.  Whatever your level of experience, we have a hike for you.  You can hike along our lovely Bruce Trail, along Niagara’s finest recreation trails or go further afield and plan…