The Lapine Lap

The Lapine Lap

With just about all activities curtailed by COVID-19, there is one thing people can still do outside while practicing social distancing – and that’s the Lapine Lap in Minden. “The Lapine Lap is a scavenger hunt for murals that are scattered around Minden featuring...
Looking at the Stars – Part 2

Looking at the Stars – Part 2

Darker is Better What lights the night? In more natural settings, as the sun drops below the horizon, the moon’s reflection as all that bathes the landscape in a soft, dim glow. However, in more urban areas, the glare of the artificial light dominates,...
Who are we sharing our trails with?

Who are we sharing our trails with?

You don’t have to be in the jungle to be an animal tracker. Animal footprints are often as close as your backyard, garden or on one of the many Haliburton Highlands Hiking Trails. Take a look at these common animal track pictures—showing footprints in mud. IDENTIFY...
Looking at the Stars

Looking at the Stars

Stargazing Luckily there are still places where the view of the sky is comparable to that over 100 years ago; unspoiled places to wander by the light of the moon, gaze at the sky above, and be in awe at the immense size of the galaxy around us. The Haliburton...
Dayna’s Dog Sledding Story

Dayna’s Dog Sledding Story

Have you ever experienced something that makes your heart race, your mind sharpen until your vision is crystal clear, and your thoughts go quiet? It is the feeling of something being right for you–and for me, that is dog sledding.   My name is Dayna. I am...
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