Millennium Trail – Terry Sprague

The Millennium Trail – a Trail for all Seasons with Terry Sprague. Presentation for the PEC Field Naturalists.

Terry Sprague is a naturalist who lives on Big Island. His weekly columns on nature appeared in local newspapers for 50 years. He has held positions at Glenora Fisheries Research and as an interpretive naturalist at both Sandbanks Provincial Park (8 yrs.) and Quinte Conservation (17 yrs.).   He is recipient of the 2002 Pioneer Conservationist Award from Conservation Ontario, the 2004 Richards Education Award from Ontario Nature, and the 2015 Gold Quill Award from the Canadian Community Newspapers Association. 

The Millennium Trail – a trail for all seasons
Terry Sprague has walked the entire trail on six different occasions since 2005. In this presentation, he shares some of the history and his thoughts on this former CN railway line that runs for 48 km from Picton to Carrying Place. Both the human history and natural history are dealt with in this presentation, along with how it all came about. Meet some of the people who use the trail, and discover their fascination for this now popular cross county route.

Note: early section of video may have glitches with video. Stick with it.

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