Posts Tagged ‘Janes Walk’

Jane’s Walk: Be Here Now

Mindfulness & the Art of Sensing Sunday, May 5th, 2013, 3:00PM A quiet walk in which we will use all of our senses to explore the moment in Jackson Park, as well as how our personal experiences are influenced by the experiences of those around us. Life’s busy, and we often forget to take time…

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Jane’s Walk: Contentious Ribbon of Green

Exploring the Parkway Corridor Saturday, May 4th, 2013, 2:00PM The Parkway Trail is one of Peterborough’s premier natural areas, serving as a wildlife corridor across the city. It is also a beautiful place to walk, bike and discover near-by nature. However, it may very well end up becoming a two-lane arterial road to improve north-south…

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Jane’s Walk: Creek Mystique

The past, present and future of an urban watercourse Sunday, May 5th, 2013, 1:00PM Before the canal system tamed the rapids of the Otonabee River, its less tumultuous tributary, Jackson Creek, drove the paddle wheels that powered the mills of the growing town of Peterborough. Still flowing through the heart of the City, Jackson Creek…

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Jane’s Walk: Islands of Green

Jane's Walk Trout Lily

Sunday, May 5th, 2013, 9:00AM We’ll have a leisurely walk around the South Drumlin, one of Trent University’s Nature Areas. We’ll talk about the historical land uses in the area and how the land is used today. You may be surprised to learn that the lumber mills once operating nearby were among the largest in…

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Jane’s Walk: A Tour of Transition

Exploring Beavermead and the Little Lake Shoreline ORCA —  Otonabee Region Conservation Authority Saturday, May 4th, 10:00AM Join us to explore the natural and cultural history of Beavermead Park, Little Lake and Meade Creek. Stops along the route will interpret changes that have occurred during the area’s transformation from its industrial past to its current…

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Jane’s Walk weekend a success, photo documentary on Trail Swag

Last month, The Peterborough Field Naturalists participated in Jane’s Walk — the international event to commemorate Jane Jacobs and her philosophies, and to celebrate walkable cities made for and by the people. The PFN organized and hosted two walks— Suburban Connections, and the Wild Side of Town. Between 30 and 40 people attended each walk, and we were…

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Jane’s Walk: “Suburban Connections: How rooftops and roadways impact local streams”

Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN) in Ontario will once again participate in Jane’s Walk — the international event to commemorate Jane Jacobs and promote walkable neighbourhoods, urban literacy, cities planned for and by people. The PFN organized the first Peterborough Jane’s walk three years ago, and once again one our members are participating by leading one…

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