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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas From Your Local Conservation Authority

November 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Holiday Gift Giving Ideas From Your Local Conservation Authority

December is here! Before we know it, Christmas will be upon us, and everyone will be bustling about in search of that special gift for their loved one. To help prepare for the busy holiday season, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) has some unique gift giving ideas to share. Does your special someone like…

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Sharpen Up Your Skills and Hit the Trails

November 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Sharpen Up Your Skills and Hit the Trails

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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A summer day trip to Port Hope has to include a visit to the Ganaraska Forest…

November 5, 2018 | Comments Off on A summer day trip to Port Hope has to include a visit to the Ganaraska Forest…

After visiting the area in the winter, and experiencing Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority‘s Maple Syrup Day, the Travelling Foodie knew he had to come back for some summer fun! Summer Day Trip in Port Hope, Ontario: 7 Places To Eat, Play, Stay

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Timber Harvesting in the Ganaraska Forest – The How and Why

September 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Timber Harvesting in the Ganaraska Forest – The How and Why

If you have ever walked or rode the trails in the Ganaraska Forest, you may have come across some trees marked for harvest with orange paint slashes. Better yet, you may have even come across the wonderful Christmas-like smell of a recently cut Pine plantation. The annual timber harvest is an important component of the…

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It’s Time to Get Outside and Get Active!

August 1, 2018 | Comments Off on It’s Time to Get Outside and Get Active!

With summer officially upon us, we’ve all been enjoying the sun on our faces as much as we can, and dreaming of what our plans will be for those long awaited vacation days. Maybe I’ll take my family for a day of Treetop Trekking in the Ganaraska Forest? Or perhaps hike through one of nearly…

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Your Children and the Great Outdoors

June 6, 2018 | Comments Off on 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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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 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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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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