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May 2018 Issue 10

MAY 2018  WETLAND  GIANTS Iconic Moose Roam Muskoka  ADVENTURES to challenge  your inner wild  Rolling Right Along  Tradit...
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May 2018  ...telling the Muskoka story  25   Features 18  Calling Out Your Inner Wild  By Dawn Huddlestone Find Your Wild,...
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Departments   48    52   11  Muskoka Calendar  Muskoka   s May calendar is filled with a wide array of events from artisti...
THE ALL-NEW 2018  C  O  A  R  AMER IC TH  A  N  N  E X P E R I E N C E  R  OF THE YE  A  R  P E R F E C T  B A L A N C E  ...
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Muskoka Insights kilometres from Muskoka, this is a tragedy that strikes at the very core of communities throughout Canada...
It   s the perfect time to step up to the next level of comfort.  IT   S ABOUT HOW YOU WAKE UP...  Advanced Fabric Cover M...
Muskoka Calendar followed by the show at 8, and you can opt for just the show if you like. gravenhurst.ca en opera shows.a...
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to Sean Cotton and Muskoka Connection, with many more great acts in between. It all happens at River Mill Park in Huntsvil...
Cape Breton comes to Muskoka with the Barra MacNeils  VERANDA  The musical Barra MacNeil family plays the Algonquin Theatr...
 I Got You, Babe  showcases the art of the rock duet For 50 years, the greatest rock and pop singers have doubled up to cr...
leading to national and international victories. Organized by Andrea Balmer of Let the Cat Go Art Studio, this epic live a...
Endless Possibilities.  STEEL     SHINGLE     RECYCLED RUBBER     SLATE     POLYMER SHAKE  Contemplating re-roofing, renov...
Article by Dawn Huddlestone  D  espite days spent in offices, sitting at computers, we all have a little bit of wild in us...
at a fire scene. Both the escape room and obstacle course are visible to the rest of your group, so they can cheer you on ...
Photographs  Find Your Wild  team and move with purpose to complete the challenge.    Also at the Find Your Wild base is a...
challenge that incorporates axe throwing, crosscut saws and cast iron pan throws, or a secret garden path where you have t...
Photographs  Find Your Wild  Not all of the Find Your want to bring wee ones, Wild adventures are at its too. The Find You...
YOUR  BEDROOM  RUSTIC  DINING  SOFAS  EXPERIENCE  ENTERTAINMENT  AWAITS  HOME DECOR  w w w.m u skokaf u rn itu re .ne t 1 ...
Article by Doug Smith Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  24 UNIQUE MUSKOKA May 2018  May 2018 UNIQUE MUSKOKA 24
I  f Canada had a big five list of must-see animals, the moose would certainly be on that list. Its huge size, massive ant...
In preparation for the leaner winter months, moose fatten up during the summer and into the fall on vast quantities of wat...
Moose calves spend their first winter close to their mother. Having survived winter ticks and a limited food supply, they ...
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In the spring of the year, a cow often has one or two calves with her, as they spend their first winter close to their mot...
You plan for uninterrupted Muskoka sunsets here. What about uninterrupted healthcare here   In Muskoka, there are some thi...
Preparing for its second year, the Muskoka Lawn Bowling Club has already recorded many successes as it revives a Muskoka t...
The Tradition of Lawn Bowling Returns to Muskoka Article by Matt Driscoll   Photography by Tomasz Szumski  I  t doesn   t ...
1928 to the 1960s. Part of the modern appeal of lawn bowling is that many clubs have relaxed their formerly stringent rule...
The newly-created Muskoka Lawn Bowling Club has hosted avid bowlers and newbies, community groups, family get togethers, a...
and Three Mile Lake for the past time this past summer. 25 years but wanting to maximize    I really enjoy the exercise as...
said Mills.    They were sitting on the bench and we hauled them in to play a game. He said,    this is great, it   s some...
Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Tomasz Szumski  T  he art of blending mixed media has been used by artisans and c...
Glass and copper fuse at the same temperature, making them ideal to pair together in architecture and other items.     Pat...
Below  Muskoka stained glass artist Gail Wilson has joined with Richard Ellard of Artifex to produce uniquely fused pieces...
lessons along the way,    says Wilson.    I   ve taken a trial and error approach as I   m still learning. It   s part of ...
www.muskokaconservancy.org   In wilderness is the preservation of the world.  -Thoreau  Conserving nature in Muskoka. Join...
In addition to crafting useful pieces from copper, the team at Artifex is now focusing on creative works. lifetime of the ...
ALL GERMANIA PHOTOGRAPHS  Richard Tatley   Gravenhurst Archives  The Weis family farm in Draper Township, with its neat fe...
decades postmaster Helgasson   s protests to Ottawa never succeeded in getting that embarrassing second    k    removed fr...
and Cemetery, and were Hermann Weizmiller contributed accommodated by Edith and timbers and boards. Volunteers Harry Smith...
brother Georj. Families contributed some  400 toward costs of the board-and-batten schoolhouse and adjacent sports field. ...
Whats Happened MLA releases 2017 water quality report Early this year, the Muskoka Lakes Association released the results ...
Nature Challenged, Humans  and Stewardship and Sustainability. One of the many highlights of the exhibit will be a virtual...
Dara Howell returns to the podium  Cup Big Air competition in March. It   s a discipline she doesn   t normally compete in...
local business people    to preserve the natural environment and unique character of Muskoka by promoting responsible use ...
Muskoka-grown greens, sprouting healthy food year round Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Heather Douglas  Four ...
supportive. people   s homes and in Then in February, the Bacons    own. Their Steve   s construction kitchen smells work ...
blooded, he says, their depots and waste is quickly construction of the converted to fertilizer growing spaces, and by bac...
adds,    Something about five kids and a husband with a wild dream.    She was on three different medications to control i...
Recipes  Rainbow Seedling Salad with Basil-Mint Vinaigrette Courtesy of Sharon Bacon, Four Seasons Greens   Ingredients  S...
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North. That last organization, Steve says,    likes us because what we   re doing is not su...
Living in Muskoka  Elusive Dream Becomes Reality Article and Photography by Heather Douglas  The realization of a dream ki...
The utilization of stone is an important feature in the Thompson   s kitchen as is an island where family and friends can ...
Call Mike Morrow  705.765.3195 www.morrow-electric.com  ESA License    7000286  Serving Muskoka Lakes since 1952  rewiring...
As the owners of a landscape business, it was important for the Thompsons to incorporate the natural features of their pro...
62 UNIQUE MUSKOKA May 2018  Photograph  Vaughn Barry  said.    In his line of work, he has built a few waterfalls, but nev...
Spring Cleaning   We   ve moved locations   Our team of skilled Habitat volunteers will remove your kitchen, bathroom, win...
Muskoka Moments  A Place of Balance By Scott Turnbull  Photograph  Scott Turnbull  deep, lake-effect powder on As a profes...
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www.muskokawindowanddoor.ca  Offering a wide selection of products curated to reflect the distinct tastes of cottage count...