Natural Pathways gathers on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations (comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi Peoples), Caldwell First Nations the original people of Point Pelee, Pelee Island and the surrounding waters, the Metis and of the Huron-Wendat Peoples.
As an organization of people from many different backgrounds, we strive to deepen our connection to this Land. We are grateful for the Oak, Cedar, Pine, Sycamore, Maple, Black Walnut, and Shagbark Hickory that come together to sustain us. We are grateful for the Raccoon, Deer, Fox, Muskrat, Turkey, Eagle, and countless Song Birds that grace us with a glimpse or evidence of their presence. We are grateful for the Centipedes, Moths, Butterflies, Bees, Ants, Worms, Spiders, Dragonflies, Snakes, Fish, Frogs, and Toads who allow us in their home. All the inhabitants of the more than Human world, the sacred waters that surround us and the pond that explodes with life we are thankful.
We honour the traditional inhabitants and those who live here today by entering the space with respect and stewardship. We are committed and it is our hope to create awareness of the importance of Nature Connection. Connection to the Land and all beings from the Ant, to the Tree, from the Fox and Deer to each person all across Turtle Island, we are all family.
Welcome to Natural Pathways!
All people have connections and relationships to land, with opportunities to nourish and support a sustainable and meaningful life on a flourishing planet.
Natural Pathways offers programs to spark curiosity and nurture stronger relationships with the land through discovery, inquiry, play and connection that honours the natural world.
We honour the land and all its inhabitants.
We actively support positive relationship between all living beings.
We work together and in partnership to make positive impact.
We celebrate diversity in all its forms.
We practice compassionate awareness in all that we do.
We create a safe space for learning to trust oneself, the land and each other.
Natural Pathways News
Annual General Meeting - October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023 IS OUR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. GET EXCITED AND COME GET INVOLVED!
AGM for Natural Pathways will take place over Zoom. Please email us at email@example.com for the link. Please pass along this information to anyone you feel may be inspired by the work that we do and might want to join our team of amazing people! We are looking for both interested members for committees and board of director members.
Natural Pathways on AM800
Reconnecting with Nature: Listen to Dan MacDonald's interview with Kimberly Alice, director of Natural Pathways. CLICK HERE to access.
Natural Pathways Receives Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant
Natural Pathways Learning Centre would like to announce that we are one of the recipients of the Resilient Communities Fund from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the non-profit sector and its ability to support and serve communities across Ontario. With our grant of $178,100 over two years, we will rebuild from the effects of COVID -19 so we are able to meet the needs of our community by acquiring staff and resources to develop an outdoor adult wellness program and support teen, youth and senior wellness in existing programs. We are extremely grateful for this opportunity to rebuild and forge resilience.