Hunting in Copeland Forest

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
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THANKS to our Garlic Mustard  Super Heroes

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
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2020 Annual General Meeting

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
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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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