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February, 2020

Saturday
29
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The Dunes & Swales Trail winds through a Carolinian Forest of sand ridges and wet swales passable on boardwalks. A variety of wildflowers makes this trail a feast for the eyes in spring. In winter it is a "wonderland" of snow!

March, 2020

Tuesday
3
Agora Stage, North side, Parking lot.
9:30 AM
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Join Stan on a hike from Centennial park.
Tuesday
10
Mike Weir Park
9:30 AM
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Join Maria on a hike from Mike Weir Park along Old Lakeshore Road and return along Howard Watson Trail.
Tuesday
17
Suncor Nature Way
9:30 AM
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Come and join Larry on a hike along the Suncor and Wawanosh trails.
Saturday
21
402 Esso Truck Stop
9:00 AM
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Enjoy a late winter walk in this Conservation Area in Alvinston followed by lunch with the firemen
Tuesday
24
East Wellington St
9:30 AM
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Come and join Tony as he leads us on a leisurely hike to the Heritage Ponds
Thursday
26
Stokes by the Bay
7:30 PM
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We will be meeting at Stokes by the Bay at 7:30PM for an informal gathering to discuss what routes we will be paddling this year. There will also be a guest speaker talking about paddling.
Sunday
29
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Late winter walk through a hilly conservation area and then an opportunity to enjoy a pancake lunch with lots of extras
Tuesday
31
Childrens Animal Farm
9:30 AM
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Join Janet on a hike from Canatara Park to the Casino & back.

April, 2020

Sunday
5
Canatara Park Bandshell,
2:00 PM
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Join Tony for Practice on Map Reading & Navigation skills.
Tuesday
7
Agora Stage, North side, Parking lot
9:30 AM
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Join Janet on a hike from Centennial park to the Rainbow Park and return.
Sunday
12
Northgate Plaza - Shopper's Drug Mart
8:30 AM
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We will be paddling the Ausable River starting at Hungry Hollow.
The water looks to be high this year, so it should be good paddling. The water is very dependent on the level as to how easy or difficult it will be. This is good for kayaks and canoes.
Tuesday
14
Cathcart Park Tennis Courts
9:30 AM
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Join Janet on an Easy Hike from tennis courts to Blackwell side-road and back via H.W. Trail.
Wednesday
15
YMCA Sarnia-Lambton
7:30 PM
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We will be at the YMCA with 4-5 kayaks teaching people stroking and safety. This is an introduction to kayaking as it will be done in the pool. It will cost $15pp. You do not need anything.
Tuesday
21
Eastland Plaza (south end)
9:30 AM
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Come and join Tony as he leads us on a leisurely hike around the Dow Wetlands.
Saturday
25
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(This is one of the two test hikes required for anyone considering the Bruce Trail hikes.)
Saturday
25
St. Michael Church Parking Lot
10:00 AM
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We will be paddling on the Ausable Channel in the Pinery Provincial Park to provide an introduction to paddling. The paddle is free, but there is an entrance fee to the park.
Tuesday
28
Canatara Park Animal Farm
9:30 AM
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Join Janet on a hike around Canatara Park trails and Tarzan Land.

May, 2020

Saturday
2
St. Michael's Church
7:30 AM
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(This is one of the two test hikes required for anyone considering the Bruce Trail hikes.)
The Maitland Trail is a 48 km linear trail that makes a dogleg along the Maitland River from Goderich to Auburn. Terrain varies from flat sections, gentle slopes, to steep climbs, ridges, and river flats. Some sections are rugged. A rich variety of plant and bird life can be seen.
Sunday
3
Optimist Hall
5:00 PM
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Join fellow LOC club members for a great meal and presentation, in anticipation of warmer weather and great upcoming activities.
Friday
8
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We will have all-day Saturday to paddle on the Grand River. On Saturday we will begin in Paris and on Sunday, we will begin in Brantford. This is one of the famous Rivers in Southern Ontario for landscape, wildlife, and some challenging paddling.
Saturday
9
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We will have all-day Saturday to paddle on the Grand River. On Saturday we will begin in Paris and on Sunday, we will begin in Brantford. This is one of the famous Rivers in Southern Ontario for landscape, wildlife, and some challenging paddling.
Sunday
10
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We will have all-day Saturday to paddle on the Grand River. On Saturday we will begin in Paris and on Sunday, we will begin in Brantford. This is one of the famous Rivers in Southern Ontario for landscape, wildlife, and some challenging paddling.
Friday
15
Bruce Trail Caledon Hills & Beaver Valley Sections
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Reference- Bruce Trail Reference Maps & Trail Guide Ed 27 & (Ed 29)

Map # 18: From Airport Road 50.0 Ed 27 (47.8 Ed 29) to Map # 19 Highway #8 @ Mono Centre 70.8 Ed 27 (70.2 Ed 29); Day Distance: 20.8 km Ed 27 (22.4 km Ed 29).

Beaver Valley (Last Done September 2016)

Map #26: Beaver Valley: From Hogg’s Falls 63.3 Ed 27 (63.3 Ed 29) to MAP #27 Epping @ John Muir Lookout 93.3 Ed 27 (92.8 Ed 29); Distance: 30.0 km Ed 27 (29.5 km Ed 29).

Beaver Valley (Last Done October 2015)

Map # 24: Beaver Valley: From 18th Sideroad & 5th Line 11.0 Ed 27 (11.3 Ed 29) to Map # 25 9th Sideroad 33.4 Ed 27 (33.3 km Ed 29); Day Distance: 22.4 Ed 27 (20.0 Ed 29).
Sunday
17
Eastland Plaza
9:00 AM
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We will be starting at Wilkesport and going to Duthill. This is a nice scenic area of Lambton County. There will be a shuttle situation since it is a one-way paddle.
Monday
18
Bruce Trail Caledon Hills & Beaver Valley Sections
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Reference- Bruce Trail Reference Maps & Trail Guide Ed 27 & (Ed 29)

Map # 18: From Airport Road 50.0 Ed 27 (47.8 Ed 29) to Map # 19 Highway #8 @ Mono Centre 70.8 Ed 27 (70.2 Ed 29); Day Distance: 20.8 km Ed 27 (22.4 km Ed 29).

Beaver Valley (Last Done September 2016)

Map #26: Beaver Valley: From Hogg’s Falls 63.3 Ed 27 (63.3 Ed 29) to MAP #27 Epping @ John Muir Lookout 93.3 Ed 27 (92.8 Ed 29); Distance: 30.0 km Ed 27 (29.5 km Ed 29).

Beaver Valley (Last Done October 2015)

Map # 24: Beaver Valley: From 18th Sideroad & 5th Line 11.0 Ed 27 (11.3 Ed 29) to Map # 25 9th Sideroad 33.4 Ed 27 (33.3 km Ed 29); Day Distance: 22.4 Ed 27 (20.0 Ed 29).
Friday
29
Bruce Trail Sydenham Section
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THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF OCT 2019 HIKE
Sydenham SECTION (Last Done May 2016)
Map #33: Sydenham Section: From Indian Access Road West 112.5 Ed 27 (116.4 Ed 29) to Map #34 & 35 Bruce’s Cave Access Trail 160.5 Ed 27 (164.6 Ed 29); Distance: 52.1 km Ed 27 (48.2 km Ed 29).

June, 2020

Monday
1
Bruce Trail Sydenham Section
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THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF OCT 2019 HIKE
Sydenham SECTION (Last Done May 2016)
Map #33: Sydenham Section: From Indian Access Road West 112.5 Ed 27 (116.4 Ed 29) to Map #34 & 35 Bruce’s Cave Access Trail 160.5 Ed 27 (164.6 Ed 29); Distance: 52.1 km Ed 27 (48.2 km Ed 29).
Saturday
20
St. Michael Church Parking Lot
8:00 AM
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We will be paddling the Maitland River. Since this is a shallow river, kayaks are preferred. We will be having lunch on the river, so you need to bring your lunch.

July, 2020

Wednesday
29
Parking lot near Skeeter Barlow's Restaurant
6:00 PM
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Hank will be taking out a group at Bright‘s Grove for a paddle around the lake. This trip is primarily for kayakers. After the paddle, please join Hank for beer and wings at Skeeter Barlow‘s restaurant.

August, 2020

Wednesday
26
Parking lot near Skeeter Barlow's Restaurant
6:00 PM
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Hank will be taking out a group at Bright‘s Grove for a paddle around the lake. This trip is primarily for kayakers. After the paddle, please join Hank for beer and wings at Skeeter Barlow‘s restaurant.

September, 2020

Wednesday
23
Parking lot near Skeeter Barlow's Restaurant
6:00 PM
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Hank will be taking out a group at Bright‘s Grove for a paddle around the lake. This trip is primarily for kayakers. After the paddle, please join Hank for beer and wings at Skeeter Barlow‘s restaurant.
Friday
25
Hold the Date - Bruc Trail Hike Sept 25-27
Fri, Sep 25, 2020
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Saturday
26
Hold the Date - Bruc Trail Hike Sept 25-27
Sat, Sep 26, 2020
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Sunday
27
Hold the Date - Bruc Trail Hike Sept 25-27
Sun, Sep 27, 2020
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October, 2020

Friday
16
Hold the Date - Bruce Trail Hike Oct 16 - 18
Fri, Oct 16, 2020
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Saturday
17
Hold the Date - Bruce Trail Hike Oct 16 - 18
Sat, Oct 17, 2020
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Sunday
18
Hold the Date - Bruce Trail Hike Oct 16 - 18
Sun, Oct 18, 2020
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