Singletrack Plans, 2017: MRWA will continue working on trail near Herring Cove, opening new loops there in summer. Trail crews will also start work on granite barrens in the Governors Brook area. We need trail builders, of all levels of experience, to move building ahead quickly! In 2016, MRWA gained … Read More »
The planned hike from Herring Cove to Spryfield, along the trail route (partly existing trail, partly planned trail) is cancelled. The weather forecast is for solid rain or snow, which doesn’t sound pleasant! We also don’t want to damage any muddy trails. Have a great weekend.
The next few weeks of trail building follow the Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday schedule with a few exceptions. Build days are as follows: Sunday, Nov 20 Thursday, Nov 24 Saturday, Nov 26 Sunday, Nov 27 (A HIKE/SURVEY DAY. NOT BUILD)* Thursday, Dec 1 Saturday, Dec 3 Sunday, Dec 4 We … Read More »
The Norrawarren trail is rolling along nicely thanks to the hard work of our volunteers. We’ve finished the first starter loop and are part way through the second. Once the ink is dry on the land use agreement from HRM we will begin the entrance trail to the Norrawarren trailhead. A … Read More »
We continue to make steady progress on the new singletrack trail thanks to many hands doing hard work. Our upcoming trail build days are: – Thanksgiving Monday (build up your appetite or work off your turkey)– Thursdays. Oct 13 and 20.– Saturdays. Oct 15 and 22. We’ll start at 8:30 am … Read More »
The Nora Loop Trail is growing and looking great thanks to our stellar volunteers! Our next scheduled trail-building days will be Saturday Sept. 24th Sunday Sept. 25th. Thursday, Sept 29th Sunday, Oct 2 Thursday, Oct 6. We’ll start at 8:30 am and work until around 12:30 each day. Come for as … Read More »
Trail work continues and we need your help! Work will include pruning, carrying lumber, clearing brush, grubbing the trail tread and moving rocks. We may also be building boardwalks. Please bring work gloves, water and a snack. We have some extra work gloves and safety glasses on site. Some … Read More »
MRWA is holding two trail build days on Saturday, Sept 3 and Sunday Sept 11? We’ll start at 8:30am and work until around 12:30. Work will include pruning, clearing already-cut brush, carrying lumber, grubbing the trail tread and moving rocks. We may also be building bridges and boardwalks. Some tools … Read More »
Join MRWA and students from JL Ilsley school for this year’s McIntosh Run River Cleanup on Saturday June 4th from 9-12. Meet and register at the Captain William Spry Community Centre. We will have pizza for participants. See you there!
The second day of our trail building workshop is tomorrow. Ryan and Michelle from TrailFlow will be leading our volunteer ‘Trail Builders’ to learn more trail construction techniques. Also, thanks to the quick turnaround from the folks at Bromoc Print we have new signs!