Meadowlily Woods – London, Ontario

There are some hikes that you will take in your lifetime which will evoke a ‘wow’ response – Meadowlily Woods Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) in London, Ontario, is one of these locations. Several key players are involved in the management and preservation of the Meadowlily Woods area – the Friends of Meadowlily Woods (FOMW) is…

Greenway Park – London, Ontario

During my life as a graduate student, I had the pleasure and the privilege of being able to hike quite frequently. It helped that my thesis research involved hiking and trails in urban and rural environments; both landscapes that provide excellent backdrops for the movement of the body through time and space. When I’m hiking…

Hiking, Trails, Google, and Some Fun Ideas

Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Thames Valley Trail Association’s (TVTA) 40th Anniversary, which partnered with the Hike Ontario Annual Summit. Besides being an informative and inspiring event, it took place in the beautiful and newly-renovated Watershed Conservation Centre with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA). Some of the…