Forging Community Partnerships

Pictured above are members of the Baille Ard Nature Trail committee: Ian MacDonald, Joe Dennis and Dennis Shea; as well as members of 36 Combat Engineer Regiment: Corporal MacKinnon, Master Corporal White,  and Corporal Hayes. The two groups have collaborated on projects in the past, such as bridge building, that took advantage of the regiment’s […]

Growing the Baille Ard Nature Trails Community

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Merry Christmas to the Baille Ard Nature Trails community

“On the beautiful Baille Ard Nature Trail!  A great way to relieve holiday stress!  Bring on the turkey!”  Message and pictures by Bette and Theresa.

Theatre at the Baille Ard Nature Trails

Wayne MacKay and his Sherwood Park Education Centre drama class presented their play based on the charming children’s story The Gruffalo.  Thanks to Wayne for his continued support of the Baille Ard Nature Trails. Watch the video of The Gruffly: Little Brown Mouse & Gruffalo at Baille Ard Nature Trails “The protagonist of The Gruffalo is a mouse.   The story of […]

Thrice Before Ice

  I had a chat with Wendy Rumbles on the trail today about the impressive flow of water in the Washbrook this autumn.  As Joe Dennis says, it gives the brook a voice.  Wendy shared a saying from her mother, “Thrice Before Ice” or three heavy rainfalls before winter sets in.  This year that bit […]