References to news stories, blog entries, and website updates relevant to experiencing and appreciating the natural environment, especially (but not limitted to) the Algonquin Highlands and the adjacent Ottawa Valley.
Greater than the sum of its parts from The Economist
It is rare for a new animal species to emerge in front of scientists' eyes. But this seems to be happening in eastern North America
Ontario's tallest tree discovered in Arnprior from Pembroke Daily Observer
An Eastern white pine tree located within Gillies Grove in Arnprior, by the shores of the Ottawa River, was recently discovered to be the tallest tree in Ontario.
Algonquin Land Claim Consultation Results from Ontario Newsroom
During the course of the Algonquin Land Claim negotiations regarding the agreement-in-principle (AIP), an unprecedented amount of information has been provided to the public. The negotiators' initialed proposed AIP is now publicly available. ...
Climbing Out of the Barron Canyon from Bob & Diana McElroy's Bushlog and Notes
An account with photographs of scrambling up and out of the Barron Canyon in the vicinity of Hardwood Creek.
Canoe & Kayak: The Future of Maps from Trail Swag
Canoe & Kayak magazine ran an article about the Future of Maps which features two Canadian mappers... Jeff's Map and Explore the Backcountry. I guess it goes to show how passionate us Canucks are about our maps!
8 Favourite Gear Choices For Backcountry Canoe Camping from Parks Blogger Ontario
Whenever I meet new people while canoeing I usually look over what brands and types of equipment they are using. Often the conversation around the campfire turns to what tried and true piece of kit they have and why they love it. Of course, sometimes its what gear has disappointed or failed to meet the rigours of backcountry canoeing.
Ontario Investing $60 Million in Forest Access Roads from Newsroom
Ontario is investing in forest roads which connect industry to Ontario's natural resources, supporting local communities by growing the economy and creating jobs in the forestry, mining and tourism sectors.