START PREPPING FOR SPRING TREE PLANTING THIS FALL

November 24, 2021 | Comments Off on START PREPPING FOR SPRING TREE PLANTING THIS FALL

Start Preparing for Spring Tree Planting this Fall with the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) will continue to offer trees and shrubs for sale, or for free during in 2022, and now is the time to start planning. Through various partnerships with member municipalities and organizations, there are the multiple…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

November 15, 2021 | Comments Off on GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Please find updated harvest maps attached. A new operation has begun in the East Forest, in the area south of P5. Trails have been closed in this area and main roads have been flagged with caution tape to indicate the presence of logging equipment. West Forest operations remain the same. In the Central Forest, logging…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

November 1, 2021 | Comments Off on GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Logging operations in the West Forest continue just south of Boundary Rd. Trails remain closed off in the logging area. Main travel roads remain open, however users should proceed cautiously wherever caution tape/signage is encountered. Logging operations around CF17/CF18/CF19 are nearing completion. Logging around CF17 and CF18 have been completed and trails in this area…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

October 18, 2021 | Comments Off on GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

October 10, 2021 – Please see attached maps with updated logging operations in the Ganaraska Forest. The pink areas represent the areas closed for logging operations. The blue lines represent forest roads that are open but in use by logging equipment. Stay safe!

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

October 4, 2021 | Comments Off on GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

October 4, 2021 – All trails will be closed in the areas in red on the map below. The arrows show truck travel routes. Please use caution when on these roads. Thank you for your cooperation.

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UPDATED TRAILS CLOSED DUE TO HARVESTING – SEPT 20, 2021

September 20, 2021 | Comments Off on UPDATED TRAILS CLOSED DUE TO HARVESTING – SEPT 20, 2021

Please be advised, the following trails will be closed in the Ganaraska Forest due to harvesting: CF27, CF28, CF29, CF17, CF18, CF19, EF18-22 Please use caution when around these areas. Thank you for your understanding!

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Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Nature Nuts School Re-Opens Under New Covid-19 Protocols

January 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Nature Nuts School Re-Opens Under New Covid-19 Protocols

Are you feeling stressed about your child returning to school? Concerned about how they’ll cope in a large class setting under the new government guidelines? The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is pleased to continue offering a program which will reduce stresses for both you and your child, while providing technical and educational expertise to…

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Province Misses Chance to Respond to Ontarians’ Concerns About the Environment

December 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Province Misses Chance to Respond to Ontarians’ Concerns About the Environment

NEWMARKET  December 8, 2020 – The Province just missed a chance to show they are listening to Ontarians who care about their environment. Ontario’s Budget Measures Act (Bill 229) was passed today with Schedule 6 intact, and in fact, bolstered with the addition of Minister Zoning Orders’ which could force a conservation authority to issue…

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Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Highlights Work and Accomplishments in Vision 2020 – A Review that Illuminates the Future

December 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Highlights Work and Accomplishments in Vision 2020 – A Review that Illuminates the Future

In 2015, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) published its Strategic Plan – Vision 2020. The Plan documents its strategic organizational commitments and builds on its legacy of conservation and watershed managers, while charting a path forward over five years (2015-2020) and beyond. The Strategic Plan was created over two years and involved a comprehensive consultation…

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Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act Will Affect You and Your Environment

November 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Planning Act Will Affect You and Your Environment

The environment needs your help. And the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is asking for your support.  On November 5th 2020, the Ontario government tabled Bill 229 Protect, Support, and Recover from COVID-19 Act (Budget Measures), which includes Schedule 6 that proposes major changes to the Conservation Authorities Act that we all, including you, need to be concerned about. The GRCA…

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