Guest speaker, Owen Bjorga is an enthusiastic young man with a passion for nature and the outdoors. He was born and raised in Niagara-on-the-Lake and is a former Rotary Exchange Student to Australia.
He spoke to us about his new business venture (spring 2017) called Biophilic World Hiking Tours. After earning his BSc. in Biodiversity and trekking and camping around the world he now organises guided tours solely in the Niagara Region. This includes The Niagara Escarpment, Carolinian Forests, Niagara Wetlands and Shorelines. His tours are geared to all age groups and physical abilities. He is a one stop shop guiding and marketing a variety of tours. He will customize a guided tour to suit your needs. This includes possible winery and brewery stops as well as a prepared lunch to enjoy along the way.
Highlights were images of all the nature found in "our backyard" that included waterfalls, forests, beaches and some of the richest wildlife in Canada.