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.
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.
8 Tips For Photographing Sunsets from PhotoNaturalist
Photographing the sunset is all about catching rich colors, interesting reflections, dazzling highlights, and dark silhouettes that emerge during this golden hour. As the day wanes, the color and light change minute by minute and elicit an enticing sense of addictive urgency.
Jeff's Map Announces Canadian Topo Maps from Trail Swag
Jeffrey McMurtrie has created some of the best maps out there for Algonquin, Killarney, and Temagami, has announced Jeff's Topo Maps, a topographical maps service for all of Canada.
Getting started with Snowshoeing from Parks Blogger Ontario
Scott Rogers talks about types of snowshoes, picking the right one and tips for first time snowshoers