After a lengthy spring that seemed as if it repeatedly relapsed into winter, it feels like summer is finally here! It’s time to switch from winter and rubber boots to hiking boots and check out our summer hike schedule. This year’s schedule is full of things that you’ve told us you like: earning badges and discovering trails. … Read more Discovering Summer on the Trail
By Guest Blogger Bob Ferguson, CHBTC President Happy New Year everyone!!! As we start a new year it’s good to reflect on the many highlights of the past year and the challenges and fun that lie ahead in 2019. One of the key accomplishments is that our Trail has been 66% secured and we are … Read more President’s 2019 New Year’s Message
I always find November a particularly difficult month. With each day that passes, the world gets colder and darker, and all I want to do is hibernate. It’s why I look forward to seeing the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club’s winter hike and event schedules, because they’re always guaranteed to get me out, enjoying fresh … Read more Winter Happenings
One day last fall, I missed a turn on the trail, and added at least 20 minutes to my hike. I know better: when you get to a junction on the trail, make sure you find the trail marker that will show you which way to turn. I also know that you’re supposed to make … Read more Where The Blazes Am I?
By Guest Blogger Bob Ferguson, CHBTC President Happy New Year everyone! As we look ahead to 2018 it’s a good time to reflect on the many successes from the past year, and take a fresh look at the challenges of next year. One of the highlights of 2017 for me was to attend the Bruce … Read more President’s 2018 New Year’s Message
On Sunday, June 4th, the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club (CHBTC) held its 11th annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic, and no surprise that it turned out to be another successful club event! The forecast for the day during the week leading up to Sunday was ominous, with thunderstorms predicted to arrive right at lunchtime. However, we … Read more 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
I’m a little embarrassed to say that I don’t know the names of most of the weeds that I pull from my suburban garden. It’s getting a little easier to identify them, though, because with all the rain we’ve had lately, there seems to be more of them reaching the flower stage (I suppose a … Read more Unwanted Guests
As you may know, an organization like the Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) relies greatly on the efforts of volunteers. As such, the Bruce Trail Clubs are always in need of volunteers! Currently, we have a number of opportunities that might be of interest to BTC members. #1 Secretary We are looking for someone with good organizational and … Read more Help Wanted!
Many of us have heard the term Annual General Meeting, or AGM, but not really understood what it was. Simply put, an AGM is where the members of an organization get together at a business meeting to elect board members, make decisions, and review reports on the organization’s activities of the past year. If you’ve … Read more Lots To Do At The 2017 CHBTC AGM!
From it’s beginning, the Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) has, and continues to, rely on the numerous hours and efforts of many volunteers for its exceptional success. While every volunteer plays an essential role in supporting the Bruce Trail, some are able to go above-and-beyond, or make great contributions over many years. The BTC presents a … Read more Exceptional Contributions