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May 2017 – The Tomifobia Nature Trail is fully open!

The Tomifobia Nature Trail is fully open! The beaver caused washout at 11.2 km was repaired on May 16.

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June 2015 – A Successful Fundraiser!

On a beautiful sunny  Sunday in June, more than 120 people gathered at the Tomifobia Restaurant in Beebe to share in a wonderful brunch in a peaceful country setting. A big thanks to Le Tomifobia and its staff who served … Continue reading

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April 7th, 2015 – Major wash-out on the trail!

Due to spring thaw, a major portion of the trail was seriously damaged between Stanstead Road & Dubé Road. Therefore, a detour will be necessary via Beebe road.  

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Winter 2014-2015 – Welcome cross-country skiers!

As some of you will have noticed, the trail is open to cross-country skiers (and snowshoers) during the winter period. This provides a unique opportunity to rediscover the splendors of the landscape from a new perspective. You should note, however, … Continue reading

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May 25, 2014 – A successful dog walk on the trail!

The Frontier Animal Society’s Annual dog walk and fundraiser was held on Saturday, May 25th. The Sentiers Massawippi hosted the group on a section of the Tomifobia Nature Trail from Chemin Embury to Chemin Laflamme. The object was to raise … Continue reading

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May 15, 2014 – On your mark… get ready….

Our volunteers are proud to announce that the trail is now open. However, we recommend to use caution as there is still debris on the trail that we are in the process of cleaning up. April 24th trail cleaning: Students … Continue reading

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March 2014 – Legal battle comes to an end with Ogden

In November 2012, the Ogden council had recommended the adoption of new zoning rules, specifically addressed towards the Tomifobia Nature Trail. Those new rules had a number of unacceptable consequences. Among others, they would have forced us to reduce the … Continue reading

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2011 – The April flood

Heavy rain in April 2011 caused a major flood of the Tomifobia river, and caused severe erosion of the river bank at km. 10.2 . A major stabilization work was undertaken, under the supervision of Harry Isbrucker, with the help … Continue reading

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November 2011 – The monument site was completed

In November 2011 , after a 3 and a half year saga, Harry Isbrucker, Ron Keymer, and François Ouellette have finished the monument site, with the installation of two historical interpretation panels, commemorating the 1895 railway accident. The project began … Continue reading

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2010 – Bridge repair

Ray Banham, workmaster, does the final inspection before reopening the bridge to traffic. During the summer and fall of 2010, volunteers from the board proceeded to repair two of the bridges on the Tomifobia river, near km. 5 and 8. … Continue reading

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