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
The CP Holiday Train will be passing through Copeland Forest sometime between 1 and 2 pm this Tuesday November 29th. They have a Capture the Spirit photo competition as well. Read more by clicking on the story title above
For most of the fall in Copeland Forest, there is hunting for something: migratory birds, small game (squirrel, rabbit, grouse, turkey) and deer. In fact many of the dates extend into the winter and spring months. Take the time to time to review this schedule