EXPLORE COPELAND-GUIDED HIKES IN THE COPELAND FOREST

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
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Copeland Friends Fall BBQ

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
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A Winter Wonderland

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
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Ticks and Lyme Disease

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
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