West Island parks woo residents outdoors for winter activities

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Published: 9Jan2020

Skiing, snowshoeing, stargazing and bird-watching are just a few items on the winter menu at local parks.

Winter in the West Island is a time when nature and leisure activities can dovetail beautifully.

Robert Prairie, a patrol leader at Morgan Arboretum, heads a team of volunteers that help to ensure a safe and fun experience for the many individuals and families who enjoy recreational destinations in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Some of Prairie’s most special memories while skiing the 26 kilometres of trails at the arboretum are related to the birds that inhabit the 245-hectare forest reserve.

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