Happy Spring everyone, I hope you all have been able to get out and enjoy the forest now that the seasons finally appear to be changing with some warm weather on the horizon. I’m sure you have noticed, if you have been venturing safely
Wednesday March 25, 2020 (cancelled) Due to the Covid-19 outbreak our Annual General Meeting has been cancelled. We hope all our friends stay healthy in these unprecedented times. And remember the Copeland Forest is the perfect place to practice social distancing while enjoying the great
Welcome back to another wonderful winter in the Copeland Forest. The Copeland Forest Friends can confirm that we are again supporting the snowplowing of the P2 parking lot located off of Ingram Road, between Hwy 93 and Line 6 (please note that Line 5 is
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