Over the past two years, many community residents have reached out to Copeland Forest Friends Association expressing concern about the continued building of single-track trails in the Copeland Forest, despite it being already saturated with trails. Copeland Forest Friends Association (CFFA), a not-for-profit organization charged
The next time you are in Parking Lot 1 or 2 off Ingram Road, you and your vehicle might just notice how much smoother those parking lots now are. Recently, Georgian Paving donated time and resources to grade P1 and P2 and add 5 loads
May and June are a great time to visit the Forest and view and array of wildflowers. Bring your camera for this annual show of colour.
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.
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