Launch of New Logo

We are very excited to introduce you to our beautiful new logo!  Our logo was designed by Finn Canadensis, owner/designer of HonkHonk Graphic Arts & Branding.  Finn has been an active supporter of Copeland Forest Friends and has an affinity for wild spaces and the
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First AGM a Success

We held our first Annual General Meeting on Saturday February 20th, 2016 at W.R. Best Public School where we welcomed over 70 members. David Kennedy, Copeland Forest Friends Board President, welcomed everyone and gave an overview of our progress to date.

We held our first Annual General Meeting on Saturday February 20th, 2016 at W.R. Best Public School where we welcomed over 70 members. David Kennedy, Copeland Forest Friends Board President, welcomed everyone and gave an overview of our progress to date.

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Horseback Riders on the 3rd line of Copeland Forest

Gifts and Responsibilities

Horseback riders were granted an extra gift this year, when we were able to ride in the Copeland Forest all through the fall and almost up until Christmas, due to the lack of snow (with the exception of a couple of snowfalls that melted quickly).
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Copeland Friends AGM Saturday Feb 20th

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting and User Group Meetings of Copeland Forest Friends.  The event will run from 1 to 4 pm at W.R. Best Elementary School on the Old Barrie Road east of Dalton.  Doors open at noon. The deadline to
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A wetland workshop at the DU Pond

Emergency Repairs at the Ducks Unlimited Dam

Due to the age of the engineering works at the Copeland Forest wetland, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has had to undertake some emergency repairs to ensure the dam and control structure remain intact through the spring runoff.
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Memo of Understanding signed with MNRF

The Copeland Forest Friends Board had a lot to celebrate at their first meeting since the launch October 3rd.  One was signing the MOU with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests, which Mary Anne Greatrix is holding up here.  Mary Anne is the Board’s
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Deer Hunting platform in tree near 5th line

Fall Deer Hunting Schedule in Copeland

A reminder to everyone that deer hunting occurs in Copeland Forest and is restricted to muzzle-loading guns. The 2015 season is two weeks long and runs from Monday, November 2 to Friday, November 6th and Monday, November 30 to Friday, December 4th. This year,
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Copeland Forest Friends event launch

We’re Launched!

On our first official day as an organization, we raised $3,000 and took in 96 memberships. Not bad for an unseasonably cold and windy day that had a few of us reaching for our parkas.

On our first official day as an organization, we raised $3,000 and took in 96 memberships. Not bad for an unseasonably cold and windy day that had a few of us reaching for our parkas.

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