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Add a Rain Barrel to Your Garden This Spring!

May 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Add a Rain Barrel to Your Garden This Spring!

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) has partnered with RainBarrel.ca in selling rain barrels this spring. For a cost of $55.00 (includes taxes) you can receive the many benefits a rain barrel can offer: You can water with rainwater anytime, regardless of lawn watering restrictions Soft rainwater is preferred by your plants Rainwater is free…

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Road Less Travelled Trading Post Opens This Weekend (May 5th)

May 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Road Less Travelled Trading Post Opens This Weekend (May 5th)

Exciting news! The canteen at GFC will open this weekend under a new name: Road Less Travelled Trading Post. We’re looking forward to having the folks from Coffee Public, Port Hope (also the crew behind Road Less Travelled Academy) on-site selling beverages & treats 8am – 3pm Sat & Sun. Sneak peak at what will…

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GRCA Public Events Calendar Updated

April 27, 2018 | Comments Off on GRCA Public Events Calendar Updated

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority is pleased to announce that the 2018 Public Events Calendar has been finalized. There will be a few events offered free of charge in 2018. Spaces will be limited. Don’t be disappointed! Call today to pre-register for any 2018 event – 905.885.8173.

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Important Notice for April 17th, 2018

April 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Important Notice for April 17th, 2018

A military exercise will be taking place in the central section of the Ganaraska Forest on Tuesday, April 17th at 3:00 p.m. If you see a helicopter in the north area of the central forest, please note that it is simply an exercise. Questions? Please call the Ganaraska Forest Centre at 905.885.8173.

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Important Information Regarding Ganaraska Forest Use

March 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Important Information Regarding Ganaraska Forest Use

A friendly reminder that the Ganaraska Forest is closed to all recreational uses, with the exception of hiking, until May 1st. Please review the Conditions of Use before visiting the forest. Ganaraska Forest memberships and day passes are no longer available for purchase from Ganaraska Leathercraft. Noone’s Petro Canada will not be selling Ganaraska Forest passes until…

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Notice to Ganaraska Forest Users Regarding Membership or Day Pass Purchases

March 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Notice to Ganaraska Forest Users Regarding Membership or Day Pass Purchases

Ganaraska Forest memberships and day passes are no longer available for purchase from Ganaraska Leathercraft.

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Ganaraska Forest Cross-Country Ski Trails Remain Closed – February 28

February 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Forest Cross-Country Ski Trails Remain Closed – February 28

Ski trails are closed until further notice due to a combination of mild temperatures, lack of snowfall and icy conditions. For up-to-date conditions, please contact the Ganaraska Forest Centre – 905.797.2721.

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Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Rentals Now Available Through the Ganaraska Forest Centre!

February 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Rentals Now Available Through the Ganaraska Forest Centre!

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority is pleased to announce that cross-country ski and snowshoe equipment is now available to rent through the Ganaraska Forest Centre. Tips before your visit: Plan to arrive and finish your ski or snowshoe trek before 2:00 p.m. – All rentals must be returned to the gatehouse or GFC by 2:00 p.m.…

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The Ganaraska Forest Centre – 40 years of Outdoor Education

February 2, 2018 | Comments Off on The Ganaraska Forest Centre – 40 years of Outdoor Education

Research shows that children learn best when they participate in real-life, hands-on activities. The formal name for those experiences is Experiential Education and the Ganaraska Forest Centre is extremely proud to be entering its 40th year of engaging children in this type of learning. Experiential learning fosters student engagement by creating relevant experiences that spark…

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Ganaraska Forest Logging Update

January 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Forest Logging Update

There are about 3 weeks left of logging in the forest; specifically in compartment 148. Please take caution when you are in the area of machinery. Recreate safely in the Ganaraska Forest!

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