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Give the Gift of Nature to Your Child This Summer

With summer in full swing, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) invites local parents to give the gift of nature and outdoor education to their children. Would your child know what to do if he/she were lost in a forest?  Would they know how to identify poison ivy? Is your child curious about the natural…

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BioBlitz With Us on June 24th!

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is excited about the upcoming 2nd Annual Northumberland BioBlitz being conducted in the Ganaraska Forest! The BioBlitz, in association with the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative and supported by the Biodiversity Education and Awareness Network, takes place next weekend. There are selected sites in the 11,000 acre Ganaraska Forest…

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Your Children and the Great Outdoors

Would your child know what to do if he/she were lost in a forest? Would they know how to identify poison ivy? Is your child curious about the natural world? Do they know where turtles go in the winter? All of these questions and many more will be answered when your child attends the Ganaraska…

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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)

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

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

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

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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