Monthly Archives: August 2020

Evolution of The Ganaraska River Watershed

At the end of the Ice Age, the surface of the Ganaraska Watershed took shape by the flow of melting ice and water and became a wilderness of pine and hardwood trees.  shaped by thousands of years of glacial activity on Paleozoic bedrock, topographic and hydrogeological features which include the Oak Ridges Moraine, the Peterborough […]

The Alexander Hope Smith (Washago) Nature Reserve Trail Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** The Alexander Hope Smith (Washago) Nature Reserve Trail Review UPDATE – June 7 2021 – Our thanks to Ronald Kluger for informing us that the rock chairs at […]

A Local Legacy, Mina Benson Hubbard

Mina Benson was  designated as a National Historic Person in 2018. This writer had never heard of a designated person!  Tom Hanks once wrote, “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown”, this describes Mina perfectly.  Mina was in good company among several famous people in Canada to qualify for this honor.  The […]