Health and Wellness

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The sport of snowshoeing isn’t as intimidating as it appears to be. Besides your appropriate winter layers, you will need winter boots, snowshoes, and winter...

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Stuck in the Suburbs

Most of us, when we think about cycling as a means of transportation, picture a thirty-something guy riding a fixed-gear, drop-handlebar Bianchi, zipping past...

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Let Them Eat Dirt

Most of us don’t remember much from our early years but ask just about any parent and they will tell you—kids eat a lot of dirt. And for every kid with a...

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Gone Viral

We know that nature and health are tied together intrinsically but there’s more to it than fresh air and clean water. The way that wildlife habitat protects...

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All-Terrain Access

Did you know that there are trails at a couple of Conservation Halton parks that are designed to help people in wheelchairs enjoy getting outside and into...

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Fungi Foraging

In the fall, mushroom foragers can be found throughout the forests of Ontario in search of the rarest, most flavourful, most healthful fungi. For some, it is...

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Meditation Hikes

Picture yourself meditating: eyes closed, legs crossed, sitting on the floor, the backs of your hands resting on your knees, scolding yourself as your...

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A Short Walk Away

When we think about being nature, we tend to imagine a long walk in the woods, but research shows that even a short stroll through a small greenspace in your...

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Have a Cup O’ Kindness Yet – Pine Tea

In 1535, Jaques Cartier became stranded on the St. Lawrence River in the middle of winter and many of his men soon began to die from scurvy. It wasn’t until...

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Dead Man’s Fingers

Even the witches in Macbeth knew the sinister nature of hemlock when they foretold the death of Macbeth, stirring their cauldron and chanting “root of...

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