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Special Notice - Most of the Bruce Trail is open. Some parking & rural roads may be inaccessible in winter. Plan ahead, check for closures, and hike responsibly. See winter hiking safety tips

Terms - Your Bruce Trail Story

By submitting your content to Bruce Trail Conservancy (BTC) via "Your Bruce Trail Story" you are giving the BTC the right to use your text and any associated photos in our Bruce Trail Conservancy Magazine, and in other print or electronic media, for the purposes of promoting the BTC's mission and awareness of its programs, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, publicity, and fundraising purposes, without payment of compensation unless prohibited by law.

You will retain copyright to any work you submit. You only grant the BTC rights to your content royalty-free, in perpetuity, nonexclusively to:

  • Reproduce, distribute, transform, display and/or to perform your photographs and text in all print and electronic mediums at any size.
  • Use your photos and text worldwide.
  • Provide your photograph and text to other individuals and organizations for non-commercial use, such as in news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like, for editorial uses that directly benefit the BTC and the Bruce Trail. Whenever possible, BTC will consult with the original content creator about outside uses.
  • Archive in electronic forms so that your photos and text can be used to support our mission.

Whenever possible, BTC will provide attribution in the form of the writer and/or photographer’s name and/or website URL. Attribution will appear directly with the submitted text and/or next to the photo.

If you prefer to remain anonymous, please indicate that upon submission.

Please only submit original content that you have created. Do not submit content that you don’t have rights to.