OHV

(Still) Staking Out the Backcountry

(Still) Staking Out the Backcountry

You've loaded the trailer, driven to your favourite backcountry hideaway... only to find it's been "staked" out with willows and fence posts! What is going on? Find out how YOU can help keep our rivers healthy, just by letting these areas recover.

Staking Out the Backcountry

Staking Out the Backcountry

You've loaded the trailer, driven to your favourite backcountry hideaway... only to find it's been "staked" out with willows and fence posts! What is going on? Find out how YOU can help keep our rivers healthy, just by letting these areas recover.

Swedish watershed wisdom

Swedish watershed wisdom

If you’re trying to change the world, it’s important to start local and talk to people! OWC has been working hard to reduce impacts in the headwaters; we’d like to share 3 of our lessons learned for where to begin. (Including some very helpful Swedish vocabulary!) This is a summary of the presentation given at the Speaker Series at Beauvais Lake Provincial Park....

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

Linear Features here, there, and everywhere!

You've asked: "What does it matter how many trails there are? What does it matter if the trail is made by motorized vehicles or, say, horses? What does it matter if an abandoned access road is used as a trail? How can anybody say the backcountry isn't healthy - after all, I just saw a moose back there!" OWC's Rob Taylor answers all ...

Hot Potato OHVs

Hot Potato OHVs

If there's one hot potato out there, it's the subject of motorized recreation in the backcountry. The debate is loud, raucous and not always respectful. Here's a guest blog from one of our readers with his opinion .... Agree? Disagree? Share your thoughts in the comments section ...