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MTA Annual Plant Sale Volunteer Request

Volunteers are needed for the May 7, 2017 MTA Annual Plant Sale. Set up, customer support, and it’s a way to make great community connections! Suggested shifts are: 9:00AM to 11:00AM; 11:00AM to 1:00PM and 1:00PM to 3:00PM. But anything … Continue reading

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April Schedule

Sunday April 9 at 1 pm   Point Farms Provincial Park Level 2, moderate pace, 1 ½ hours Saturday April 15 at 9:30 am Hullett Marsh Level 2, moderate pace, 1 ½ hours Saturday April 22 at 10 am Millennium Trail  … Continue reading

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Hike Ontario Leadership Opportunities

Hike Ontario Leadership Opportunities Are you searching for a leadership opportunity which will positively promote hiking and trail development in Ontario? Hike Ontario has openings in important positions: President, Vice President, Fund Raising Chair and committee members. These important positions … Continue reading

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Hunting Season’s Over and Two Hikes Cancelled

We’re heading in to the middle of February and we’re firmly into the throes of winter. That means, hunting season’s over for another year and all the trails are open for your hiking pleasure! As always while you’re out enjoying … Continue reading

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Winterfest Candlelit Winter Walk

Winterfest Candlelit Winter Walk – Maitland Woods Friday February 3, 2017 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM A one and one half kilometre portion of the trail in the Maitland Woods will be transformed by the flickering beauty of candlelight. After … Continue reading

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February Schedule

Friday 3rd from 7:30-9 pm Level 1, leisurely pace, ¾-1 hrs Winterfest Candlelit Winter Walk – Maitland Woods   Sunday 12th at 1 pm Contact Beth Ross 519-524-8144 Level 2, leisurely pace, 2 hrs Ross Property (near Benmiller): ski/snowshoe   … Continue reading

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Lantern Making Workshops

For some extra fun at the annual favourite Candlelit Walk – kickoff to Goderich Winterfest 2017 – come make your own lantern to light the trail! Attend one or both Lantern Making workshops at the Parks Department Shed on Parsons … Continue reading

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Reptiles at Risk Free Workshop

November 18, 2016 brings the opportunity to learn more about the species of reptiles found in Ontario and our area that are at risk and how you can help. It’s hands on!  

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Avon Trail brings you “The Wildwood Challenge Fundraiser and Social”

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Spring on the Trail!

Spring on the Trail, Saturday May 14th, 10am-2pm This year Spring on the Trail will be held at all twelve Trail Heads along the G2G Rail Trail.  Even though they are not all connected yet, this is a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Jane’s Walk 2016

This year, Jane’s Walk will be held Friday May 6 – Sunday May 8. Below are the walks that have been planned so far. More walks are in the works so check back for updates as the weekend approaches. 2016 … Continue reading

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1st Annual Earth Day Work Bee

This past weekend, to celebrate spring’s arrival and Earth Day, 25 Busy Bees on two teams planted 50+ trees in the Maitland Woods and cleared ditches on the GART.  The mixed species planted in the Woods will begin to replace … Continue reading

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Temporary Trail Closure

The Maitland Woods trails will be closed from March 21. The Town will be cutting dead Ash trees near the trails and require that hikers stay away.  We will attempt to let you know when the trails will reopen.

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Winterfest Candlelit Winter Walk

Where:  Maitland Woods, Columbus Hall parking lot, off of Parson’s Court in Goderich When:  Friday 5th from 7:30-9 pm Difficulty:  Level 1, leisurely pace, ¾-1 hrs MTA organizes this annual event as part of the Town of Goderich’s Winterfest, and … Continue reading

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