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.
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