Latest News & Events

ORTA News, in the Press and Upcoming Events

— August 25, 2017

Discovery Nights 2018

— August 16, 2017

Discovery Night - Tour of Ireland, Thurs. September 21

Join Bob & Dianne Charlton on a personally planned, self-driven tour of many of the byways and historic sights in both southern & northern Ireland.

— February 16, 2017

2017 Annual General Meeting

— March 16, 2016

Discovery Night - Canoe Race Thursday Mar.16, 2017

— February 16, 2016

Discovery Night - The Silk Road Thursday Feb 16, 2017

— October 23, 2016

Discovery Night - Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay Thursday Jan.19, 2017

"Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay" Discover the wonders of these countries while exploring traditions such as raising cattle, playing soccer and drinking mate, and admiring impressive sites such as Itaipu Dam and Iguazu Falls. Presented by Daniela Bezede.

— September 11, 2016

Discovery Night - Norway 20 Oct. 2016

— September 11, 2016

Discovery Night - Newfoundland Sept. 16, 2016

— October 13, 2016

Western Terminus Official Opening and Kiosk Dedication September 15, 2016

— August 10, 2016

Kelly Matthews Plans: 7 Marathons – 7 Days

This is a joint 50/50 fundraiser for ORTA and Seneca College. Kelly plans to hike a marathon a day on our trail, west to east, August 28 – September 3, 2016

— August 10, 2016

Uxbridge Historical Centre lecture. September 22nd. 7:00pm

Join local author, educator and story-teller Bob Henderson for a talk on following the historic trails of Canada, heritage travel, and stories from Coast to Coast to Coast.

— June 28, 2016

West Terminus Kiosk sign is now in place

— May 19, 2016

Discovery Night - Iceland - May 19, 2016

— May 13, 2016

Durham East Cross Forest Bioblitz - May 13 to 14, 2016

— April 21, 2016

ORTA 2016 AGM

— March 17, 2016

Discovery Night - Forest Invasives Priority Species in York Region, March 17, 2016

— February 18, 2016

Discovery Night - Vietnam & Angkor Wat, Feb 18, 2016

— January 21, 2016

Discovery Night - New Zealand, Jan 21, 2016

— November 28, 2015

Duckboard Rehab in Palgrave Forest

Six ORTA volunteers assisted the TRCA on 25 November 2015 by providing the labour to rehabilitate broken duckboards in Palgrave Forest.

— November 19, 2015

Discovery Night - Peru - Thursday Nov.19, 2015

— October 15, 2015

Discovery Night - Wild Labrador & Newfoundland Oct. 15, 2015

— September 17, 2015

Discovery Night - Danube River Cruise

Danube River Cruise - Art & Architecture from Budapest to Prague

— June 11, 2015

ORTA Richmond Hill Chapter Meeting - June 11, 2015

— May 21, 2015

Discovery Night - Alaskan Adventure Cruise - May 21, 2015

— April 16, 2015

2015 AGM - April 16

— March 19, 2015

Discovery Night, Thursday March 19, 2015

A Lake Superior Eco-Tour

— February 19, 2015

Discovery Night - Chile and Bolivia - Feb 19, 2015

— January 15, 2015

Discovery Night - Wildlands Provincial Park Adventure - Jan 15, 2015

By Brad and Wayne Jennings

— December 8, 2014

Anniversary Hike and Potluck Lunch Dec. 8, 2014

December 8, 2014

— November 29, 2014

Clarington Celebrates Sport Day in Canada Nov. 29, 2014

Newcastle & District Recreation Complex on Saturday, November 29 from 1:30-4:30pm

— November 20, 2014

Discovery Night - Thu. Nov 20 , 2014 - Turkish Odyssey

Presented by Wilma Millage - ORTA President

— November 14, 2014

Mood Walks Reported in the Star - Fri, Nov. 14, 2014

Jerry Wajgensberg of the Oak Ridges Trail Association has guided all the walks in the York Region

— November 14, 2014

Stan Butcher Received "60 Over Sixty" Volunteer Award

Retire-At-Home Services Annual Award - Oct 8, 2014

— October 16, 2014

Boardwalk Building at NCC Love Mountain Property

Oct 16, 2014