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Hunting Season in Huron County begins soon & a reminder!

First the reminder: Hikers please remember there is no parking on Bishops Road when accessing the trail for our treks through the countryside along the trail. Second: Hunting Season! Starts October 1st and there will be some trail closures during the months the hunters will be out, in, and around the trails. Some restrictions to note: September 24, 2016 – January 8, 2017:  Maitland River – geese and duck hunting is permitted.  Trails remain open due to the lower risk, but be aware. November 7 to 13 and December 5 to 11, 2016 – Maitland Trail closed for controlled gun hunting for deer. October 1 – December 31, 2016 ̵[Read more]

October Schedule

Saturday October 1 at 9 am

Contact Roger Goddard (519) 6121236

Level 1, Leisurely pace, 2 hrs

Bird watching at the Hullett Marsh Wildlife Area

 

Sunday Oct 9 at 1 pm

Contact Hugh & Colleen McGregor (519) 524-8543

Level 2, Moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Maitland Cemetery “The Groves”

 

Sunday October 16 at 1:30 pm   

Level 1, Moderate pace, 2.5 hrs

Cycling the GART

 

Saturday October 29 at 1:30 pm

Contact Faye Ribey (519) 524-2070

Level 1, Moderate pace, 1 hr

Lobb’s Bush

For more info so to Scheduled Hikes

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September Schedule

Saturday 10 at 10 am

Contact Anne Storey (519) 529-3050

Level 2, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Sharpe’s Creek Line to Cherrydale and back

 

Saturday 17 at 2 pm

Contact Carolyn Brown (519) 524-5181

Level 2, Moderate pace, 2.5 hrs

CPR Station to Jenkins

 

Sunday 18 at 1:30 pm

Contact Jerry Stirling (519) 441-1318

Level 2, Moderate pace, 1.5 hrs

Jenkins to Black Hole Road

 

Saturday September 24 and Sunday September 25

MTA El Camino 2016
For more info so to Scheduled Hikes

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Maitland Trail Association’s now on Twitter!

We’re now on Twitter! Search for us using @MaitlandTrail on Twitter.com. Follow us using the Twitter icon at the top of the page!

When you’re hiking during the upcoming Camino Maitland Weekend, use the hastag #CaminoMaitland2016 to add to and keep up with the conversation!

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August Schedule

Sat 20, 10:30 am – Cycling at the Pinery

Sun 28, 9 am – Lobb’s Bush

 

For more info so to Scheduled Hikes

 

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July Schedule

Friday 1st at 6 am   >>>> CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER <<<< Level 1, Leisurely Pace, 2.5 Hrs Welcome to CANADA DAY Sunrise Walk   Saturday 9th at 10:30 am Level 2, moderate pace, 1.5 hrs Port Albert Shoreline Hike   July 15th: Healthy People Healthy Parks Friday 15th at 8:45 am Level 2, moderate-fast pace, 1.5 hrs Point Farms Provincial Park, Parks Open Event   Saturday 16th at 9 am Moderate pace Cycle Port to Point Route to Point Farms   Saturday 16th at 10 am Level 2, moderate pace, 1-1.5 hrs Point Farms Provincial Park, Parks Open Event   Saturday 23rd at 9 am Level 2, moderate-fast p[Read more]

G2G Trail: Crowdfunding Campaign Launched

The G2G Rail Trail has just launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money through the community and we need your help to complete it!  The teaser video on Facebook has reached 29,000 views being shared 1,392 times. This has helped us to start spreading the word about the campaign. Each trail segment and community can benefit directly from this $150,000 fundraising campaign. We’ve had a tremendous amount of support in the past from communities that are touched by the G2G Rail Trail experience. The 127 km route is made up of the amazing Kissing Bridge Trailway, Perth Harvest Pathway and the Lake Huron Route – this includes the GART[Read more]

June Schedule

Saturday 4th at 10 am Level 1, Leisurely Pace, 2 Hrs Ausable River Trail This is a flat, easy, slow walk along the old Ausable river starting in Grand Bend. Head south on Hwy 21 cross the river and turn 1st right, west. Turn 2nd left, south, and park by the viewing stand on the right. Carpool from old Zellers at 9:15 am. I will be having lunch at Smack Water Jacks at 12 pm if you would like to join me. For reservations call  519 238- 5556.  Saturday 11th at 9 am 2.5 Hrs Paddle Wawanosh to Auburn Saturday June 11th as part of the National Paddling Week canoe or kayak from Wawanosh Park to Auburn bridge. Meet at Auburn bridge at 9 am to s[Read more]

Is the Coast Clear? Conference

Is the Coast Clear? Coast Watchers: Observing Our Coast and Responding to Challenges

The 9th biennial conference offered by the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation is on Friday May 27 2016.

The conference will take place at the Unifor Family Education Centre (formerly the CAW Centre) in Port Elgin.
$60 for Pre-Registration
$70 to register at the door
Doors Open at 8:30 am, Event begins at 9 am

More information on the conference and to download the event brochure on Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation’s website.

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