Elements of Forest Living

  Take a look at the tools in the picture above. Do you know what each of them is for? Any guesses as to the ones you don’t recognize? If you had to pick only a few to take with you into an extended stay in the forest, which would … Continue reading

TransitionKW Families – Bat Hike

Last Saturday night was TransitionKW’s bat hike at the Huron Natural Area of Kitchener.  I attended with my three-year-old son and my friends’ four and six-year-old daughters.  We began the evening learning all about the types of bats that live in our part of Ontario.  While we waited for dusk … Continue reading

Why Transition needs more kids.

Last Saturday, me and my Mum went to the Region of Waterloo’s Eco Fest to represent Transition KW and to have fun. I was in charge of running the crafts. There were many kids interested in making bird feeders out of milk or juice cartons. Everyone’s craft looked fantastic and … Continue reading

The Great Outdoors

My parents love the outdoors. You would think that right from childhood I had the same feeling. The truth is I distinctly remember several occasions growing up when I chose my computer over nature. Solving the mystery of where Carmen Sandiego could be travelling seemed more interesting than exploring the outdoors myself. … Continue reading