Resources

 

We are fortunate to have many beautiful trails and natural areas in Waterloo Region and surrounding areas. If you would like to discover more of our local nature, we invite you to explore these resources:

Region of Waterloo (Parks and Trails)

http://www.regionofwaterloo.ca/en/discoveringtheregion/parkstrails.asp

Grand River Conservation Authority (Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Trails)
https://www.grandriver.ca/en/outdoor-recreation/Outdoor-Recreation.aspx

Grand Valley Trails
http://www.gvta.on.ca/

The Avon Trail
http://www.avontrail.ca/

rare Charitable Research Reserve (Trails)
http://raresites.org/trails/

Ontario Trails Council
http://www.ontariotrails.on.ca/

Hike Ontario
http://hikeontario.com/

Trans Canada Trail – Ontario
http://www.tctontario.ca/

If you would like to learn more about our program areas and science behind the benefits of humans being in nature, you’re invited to explore these information resources:

Association of Nature and Forest Therapy

http://www.natureandforesttherapy.org/

 

Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association

http://www.chta.ca/

 

American Horticultural Therapy Association

http://ahta.org/

International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine

http://infom.org/

 

Healthy Parks, Healthy People

http://www.hphpcentral.com/

 

EcoHealth Ontario

http://www.ecohealth-ontario.ca/