Fall hunting seasons are underway in Copeland Forest, including: -Small game and waterfowl seasons: Sept. – Dec.31 -Archery Deer Hunt: Oct. 1 – Dec. 31 -Muzzleloading Rifle Deer Hunts: Nov. 2 – 6 and Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Hunters will be wearing blaze orange
Our Garlic Mustard super-heroes deserve honorable mention for their work in priority areas of the Forest this year. Huge, huge appreciation from all of the Copeland Forest Friends to all those who pulled garlic mustard. The Pine Ridge Trail Group Nancy Chong organized early pulls
30 Friends of Copeland Forest participated in the Annual General meeting held via Zoom on the evening of June 17. During the 2 hour meetings 2019 financial statements were presented, as well as an overview of projects completed in the past year. Outgoing President David
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
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