posted Jul 3, 2012, 11:09 AM by Ottawa River Institute
updated Jul 3, 2012, 11:24 AM
Have you always wanted to paddle the Bonnechere, take a bike ride with friends, take a canvas and paint outdoors, or take a guided herb walk? Now you have a chance to do one or more of these wonderful activities this summer in the Bonnechere River watershed area!
The Nature in Your Neighbourhood project will be holding four excursion this summer. A quick listing is below. Open the downloadable pdf file for more details.
- Saturday July 14, in partnership with the Ontario Plein Air Society, the A.Y. Jackson Trail project and the Renfrew Art Guild, when one can participate in a “Paint Out”, as part of the Renfrew Art in the Park event at Haramis Park at 160 O’Brien Rd in Renfrew, beginning at 9 am
- Saturday, July 21st at 10 am, at Hoch Farm and Ecology Centre in Killaloe, herbalist Diana MacAuley will lead a herb walk through the grounds of Hoch Farm, exploring the medicinal and culinary herbs that grow throughout the farm and wetlands
- Saturday July 28, explore the lower section of the Bonnechere River from your canoe or kayak, as Ole Hendrickson and Kathy Lindsay co-lead a leisurely paddle excursion downriver from Renfrew, between the Second Chute and the confluence of the Bonnechere with the Ottawa River at Castleford
- Sunday August 19, in partnership with the 2012 Tour de Bonnechere, cyclists are invited to join with others for a group bike excursion. Celebrate cycling and take in the wonders of nature in the Bonnechere River watershed area as you tour your choice of the 20, 50 or 100 km routes.