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...
Guide to Geocaching

Guide to Geocaching

In Ontario, deep in the Haliburton Highlands a string of seven hamlets in the Municipality of Highlands East and at the South Gate of Algonquin Park is the Geocaching Capital of Canada. The communities of Irondale, Gooderham, Tory Hill, Wilberforce, Harcourt, Highland...
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...
Ask a Master Gardener

Ask a Master Gardener

The world as we knew it has changed and the Haliburton Master Gardeners have noticed a need in our community and they would be available to advise new gardeners with sustainable gardening at their location. This includes growing vegetables, planting fruit bushes and...
Sharing some of the past

Sharing some of the past

It may be hard to imagine what Haliburton was like when lumbering was at its height, but what about Donald? Richard Donald came to Dysart around 1908 and set up operations for the Wood Products Company of Canada. By 1915, the operation had been taken over by the...
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