The Story of Building Ontario’s Bruce Trail

Toronto – The famous Bruce Trail, Canada’s oldest and longest marked footpath, snakes its way all the way from Niagara’s wine country to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula,  at Tobermory. Stretching almost 900 kilometres, with roughly 400 kilometres of side trails, the trail offers magnificent hikes along forested cliffs and valleys of the Niagara Escarpment, a…

Saving the Oak Ridges Moraine Again

On the 10-year anniversary of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act, Save the Oak Ridges Moraine (STORM), Earthroots and Ontario Nature have joined forces to shine a spotlight on the most severe threats to the moraine, southern Ontario’s rain barrel.

Workshop: Water & Growth: Niagara Escarpment

Ontario youth between 18-35 are invited to attend the Water & Growth: Exploring Prosperity, Protection and Paradox along the Niagara Escarpment workshop October 28th, 2011 – October 30th, 2011 to learn about the relationship between economic growth and ecosystem protection.

Conference: Leading Edge 2011

Rich cultural heritage, breathtaking scenic landscapes and exciting culinary and recreational destinations, the Niagara Escarpment is truly Ontario’s Natural Edge for tourism and economic development.

Win Big with Ontario’s Greenbelt

If you’ve ever driven through Southern Ontario on the 401, chances are pretty good you’ve noticed a sign indicating that you’re entering the Greenbelt. This region of 1.8 million acres includes some of the most environmentally sensitive land in Ontario, such as the Niagara Escarpment and the Oak Ridges Moraine, and is protected by law…

Outdoor concert lends support for Niagara Escarpment

Burlington, ON — Mount Nemo was rocked last weekend by the Third Annual “I Love the Escarpment Too” benefit concert, supporting local environment group Protecting Escarpment Rural Land (PERL). The intimate outdoor concert featured musical guests Jeremy Fisher, Great Big Sea and Sarah Harmer, co-founder of PERL. Concert goers also heard from Canada’s most notable…