The Spring season is a special one in Copeland Forest as the forest floor is transformed into a myriad of wildflowers such as trout lilies, trilliums and mayflowers.
Garlic mustard grew as never before in this pandemic year. Congratulations to the 40 volunteers who tackled it with unparalleled tenacity. Early on people emailed us and wanted to start removing the invasive plants either individually, with family members or with friends and physical distance.
Join us and hear what the Friends have been up to over the past year and some of our plans for the coming one. We are pleased to welcome guest speakers Peter and Quinton Disara to this year’s AGM. The Disara brothers are World Cup
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.
When is a Walk more than Just a Walk? In Spring! A walk in the upland woods of the Copeland Forest in spring is a stage call to participate in the grandest production ever. After winter the set is quickly being painted, the forest floor
Come on out on a beautiful spring morning and join Dave Lord, one of our Directors as he guides you on a bird watching outing in Copeland Forest for the Barrie Brereton Field Naturalists’ Club. Everyone is welcome to join in on this fun and