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  • Breakfast in a Group of Seven painting

    I had my sailboat up at Kawawaymog Lake, Algonquin Park, this week, docked at Drifitwood Paddle (base camp for our Algonquin canoe trips).   It wa...
  • Meet Morgan (Turtle) Bird - "Yearning for a relaxing and fun escape into nature."

    Meet Morgan (Turtle) Bird, by Terry Maynard I first observed Morgan’s canoe trip leadership skills in 2009 when she was a Peer-Leader for a trip ...
  • Meet Tammy (Rain) La Rue...who hates canoing!

    Even though Tammy said she does not like canoing, she was a strong canoer with me on some canoe trips to crown land reserves. Portages are her gif...
  • Meet Lynn (Wings) Bird, tripper and hiker enthusiast.

    "I am looking forward to a break from the COVID restrictions, a break from my routine and the opportunity to experience more of the benefits of bei...
  • Meet your trip guide Chris (Goose) Kelly

    Being able to take people outside- outside their comfort zone - let them experience the magic for themselves is what I live for. - CK Knowing a bit...
  • Our "Disconnection" Algonquin Route

    The north end of Algonquin Park is a mystical, and almost spiritual place.  This is why Nature Presences' - Disconnect For Greater Connection 3-da...
  • Time for a wellness self-check?

    A year of pandemic life yo-yoing between isolation and freedom can take a toll on wellness. Now, with schools going virtual for the foreseeable fut...
  • Natural ways....with nature's pests.

    Here are some natural ways to keep the flying pests in nature away: Started taking garlic supplements 1 month before your trip, many flying pest...
  • Perscription for Nature from your Doctor?..Yes, it's happening!

    One of the reasons I started Nature Presence was because of the drastic improvements in youth health when I worked as a Nature Facilitator at Trai...
  • I will be able to do this on my own!

    Hike and Solo participant, Lynn Bird, said "this is not an introductory to Nature Grounds, this is a full immersion. With the Connection to Nature...
  • Seven benefits from spending time in the forest

    Seven benefits for people who spend time in the forest: 1. Stress Decreases 2. Short-Term Memory Increases 3. Mental Energy is Refreshed and Resto...
  • Hiking clarifies virtues through nature.

    Big appreciation to fellow hikers Janis, Lynn, and Tammy for their participation in the Nature Presence activities during the 4 day Bruce Trail hi...