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
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
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
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