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Mather: Spring’s arrival, canoe gets wet and the magical sight of open water

Mather: Spring’s arrival, canoe gets wet and the magical sight of open water

Exploring the water, freshly free of ice
<b>Mather:</b> April showers, a lament for winter and the rush of spring

Mather: April showers, a lament for winter and the rush of spring

Viki Mather takes one of her last skis of the winter season, while pining for the coming of the warm weather
In the Bush: Following moose tracks in the deep snow

In the Bush: Following moose tracks in the deep snow

Snowshoeing expedition reveals some interesting insights
In the Bush: Even outdoors guru Viki Mather admits there's a lot of snow this year

In the Bush: Even outdoors guru Viki Mather admits there's a lot of snow this year

'Yes, all that snow. It makes for challenging travel, no matter how we go.'
In the Bush: Outdoorswoman Viki Mather believes in the power of tai chi

In the Bush: Outdoorswoman Viki Mather believes in the power of tai chi

Older adults especially stand to benefit, she says
In the Bush: First walk on the ice is always a chancy thing

In the Bush: First walk on the ice is always a chancy thing

Fortunately, outdoors columnist Viki Mather and husband Allan take abundant precautions
Mather: I'm insulted the health unit won't let me sell wild mushrooms

Mather: I'm insulted the health unit won't let me sell wild mushrooms

Sudbury.com's longtime outdoors colummnist has a bone (or a fungi) to pick with Public Health Sudbury and Districts
<b>In the Bush:</b> It's hunting season — mushroom hunting, that is

In the Bush: It's hunting season — mushroom hunting, that is

Our favourite outdoorswoman Viki Mather is out stalking her prey — tasty wild fungi
Mather: We're not just getting old, the portages are getting longer

Mather: We're not just getting old, the portages are getting longer

Summer is the season to get outside and enjoy nature
Mather: Where there’s smoke, there’s fear

Mather: Where there’s smoke, there’s fear

Fire is good for the forest, but not so good for the people who live here or nearby