2019 Annual General Meeting

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
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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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Winter Parking Access

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
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Thank You Mountain Equipment Co-op

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
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