Copeland Forest is the largest intact forest south of Algonquin Park. The 4400 acre forest has no roads going through it making it feel like a wilderness experience. The Forest provides three unique and different winter experiences. You may explore the flat paths in the
A recent edition of the online newspaper, Barrie Today, reports that active surveillance in 2018, by the Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit, has found blacklegged ticks in the Amos Tract, part of the Copeland Forest. Blacklegged ticks may be infected with Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that
When entering the Copeland Forest you will see some new signs installed recently by the landowner, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Please note that target shooting is no longer permitted in Copeland Forest.
When is a Walk more than Just a Walk? In Spring! A walk in the upland woods of the Copeland Forest in spring is a stage call to participate in the grandest production ever. After winter the set is quickly being painted, the forest floor
Come on out on a beautiful spring morning and join Dave Lord, one of our Directors as he guides you on a bird watching outing in Copeland Forest for the Barrie Brereton Field Naturalists’ Club. Everyone is welcome to join in on this fun and
Exciting News! Horseshoe Resort has generously donated five $100 gift certificates for us to give away at our meeting. Be sure to fill out a ballot at the membership table when you arrive. Time: Doors open at 12:30 pm. Meeting starts at 1:00 pm. Place:
Everyone is welcome to join in on any of the following hikes. Please bring drinking water on all hikes. Hiking boots are recommended. 1. Saturday April 21 Time: 1:30 pm. Moderate or Easy – 2 hours in length. Meet at the Copeland Forest P2 parking
“There is something about the smell of the damp forest floor, the sound of the birds singing and leaves jostling in the wind. We slow down, we breathe deeper, we feel our mind slowly release the tension of the day. This is forest bathing.” Kristie