A FALL HIKE IN THE COPELAND FOREST Fourteen hikers attended our fall outing in the Copeland Forest on Saturday October 19th done in conjunction with Barrie Nature and lead by former board member Dave Lord. Starting from Parking Lot P1 Dave lead the group through
It was crisp and clear morning for our Fall BBQ Bike and Walk Day held on Sat, September 28th in the Copeland Forest. This member appreciation day included a tasty BBQ, a guided ecology hike led by Kyra Howes and bike tours led by Brad
We had huge successes for the first year of an ambitious campaign to control garlic mustard in the Copeland Forest. An amazing hundred people volunteered. They adopted a trail and committed to pull garlic mustard for five years. With this significant turnout, we were able
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