More than 100 friends attended the Copeland Forest Friends Annual General Meeting at the Heights Ski and Country Club on March 27. It was a beautiful setting to learn more about the organization”s accomplishments over the past year, including presentations about controlling invasive garlic mustard, waterways monitoring and trail maintenance. Board
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.
Do you love to step out into Copeland Forest and admire the trees, adorned in lichens and mosses, their branches swaying high above you? Hear the gentle bubble of water as it emerges from a hidden spring? Listen to the chorus of birds in the
We are pleased to announce that our winter parking plans have expanded. We have a signed agreement with a local contractor to plow Parking Lot #2 (on the south side of Ingram Road, just east of Line 4 North). When there is a snowfall of
Our winter season in Copeland Forest is off to a great start and the snow conditions are good for a winter outing in the forest. Please note that the parking lots on Ingram Road at Line 3 and Line 4 are NOT plowed. However, the
Copeland Forest Friends is delighted to share that we were nominated and selected for a Staff Choice Community Grant by Mountain Equipment Co-op and were presented with a cheque for $750! “We are so grateful to receive such a generous donation and will put the