Yesterday, the ‘Learn to Run’ club met in Bridgetown at 10 am. They meet three times per week. The program goes from January to April each year. Afterwards, we went to Endless Shores Books. We were looking for second-hand children books to take to grandchildren in Iqaluit next week. We found a great selection. I also found a number of local, new books, including Geoff Butler ‘Our own Little World’. Geoff is from Granville Ferry. His books are a combination of paintings and poetry, with a sense of humour.
Home for lunch. Given the recent snow storm on Wednesday night, there was still good snow in the woods. Time to put on cross-country skis and go down through the property to the Annapolis River. On the way back up, via the old plantations at the defunct Lawrencetown nursery, there was ample opportunity to check the tracks of coyote, deer, squirrel and other mice and voles.
We stopped briefly at the orchard. The apple prunings remain encrusted in ice and snow. It will be at least another week, before burning can take place.
On Saturday evening, CARP hosted a movie night at the Paradise Community Hall on ‘Forest Schools’.It was a good turn out. We had the chance to watch documentary on experiential environmental education in Switzerland and to hear about a similar new initiative underway in the Greenwood area.
Endless Shores Books publishes a free weekly paper for communities and people in Annapolis County. It is available at the web site http://www.bridgetownreader.ca or you can receive it online, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP) have a web site http://www.annapolisriver.ca or you can email email@example.com Their mission is to ‘enhance the ecological health of the Annapolis River watershed through science, leadership and community engagement’.