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The Great Canadian Maple Meal Post Image

May 15, 2019

The Great Canadian Maple Meal

Article by Karen Wehrstein / Photography by Tomasz Szumski The sap has run, the syrup making is done and true Canadians, strong and free, want to celebrate our glorious golden bounty of sweetness in every way. How about a meal with every component graced by its presence? To help you recover from...

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Paddlers – There's a new event coming to the Oxtongue River this spring Post Image

May 14, 2019

Paddlers – There's a new event coming to the Oxtongue River this spring

A new two-day paddling event – Algonquin Outfitters The OX, named for its scenic setting on the Oxtongue River near Algonquin Park 

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Muskoka Paddlers find Beauty in Simplicity Post Image

May 10, 2019

Muskoka Paddlers find Beauty in Simplicity

Article by Matt Driscoll / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns For more than a century, the rugged shorelines of the Canadian Shield have drawn people from all over the globe to Muskoka. There’s no better way to take in the view than from the water, and for those who prefer the silent,...

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The Friends of the Muskoka Watershed want you to haul ash! Post Image

May 09, 2019

The Friends of the Muskoka Watershed want you to haul ash!

Forests are a vital part of the Muskoka landscape but declining calcium levels in the soil are impacting their health and that of the district's water bodies. In January 2019, the Friends of the Muskoka Watershed (FMW) launched a three-year study in collaboration with Laurentian University, Trent University and the University...

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Because They Care – Wildlife Rehabilitation in the Wilds of Muskoka Post Image

May 06, 2019

Because They Care – Wildlife Rehabilitation in the Wilds of Muskoka

Article by Dawn Huddlestone / Photography by Andy Zeltkalns Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, which inhabits 470 acres of Muskoka wilderness near Rosseau, has been providing care to injured and orphaned wildlife for more than 40 years. It started as the passion of one woman – Audrey Tournay – whose legacy has...

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Navigation Restrictions Now in Place in Flooded Areas Post Image

May 01, 2019

Navigation Restrictions Now in Place in Flooded Areas

Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order expanding areas in which navigation is prohibited in specific areas of flooding in order to protect the safety of people and vessels, and to help first responders do their jobs in flooding conditions. In addition, the public is...

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