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Consider a Healthy Hike in One of Your Local Conservation Areas or the Ganaraska Forest

July 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Consider a Healthy Hike in One of Your Local Conservation Areas or the Ganaraska Forest

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is committed to working with our partners to ensure that the special spaces and places that make the Ganaraska Region so unique remain intact for others to enjoy. Since the GRCA’s inception in 1946 as one of Ontario’s earliest Conservation Authorities, staff have been working with watershed municipalities, government…

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Dirty, Tired, and a Smile From Ear to Ear

May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Dirty, Tired, and a Smile From Ear to Ear

Those are often the signs of a day well spent in the out of doors. Give yourself a minute to reminisce about the last time you remember playing outside. Got it? Now what did it look like? What season was it? Who were you with? What were you doing? Were you playing some sort of…

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What’s Happening Around the Ganaraska Watershed

April 23, 2019 | Comments Off on What’s Happening Around the Ganaraska Watershed

Ganaraska Forest opening; 2019 Harvest Season in the Forest; Outdoor Adventures; and more! Check out the GRCA’s lastest e-news – Spring 2019

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Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day!

April 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day!

April welcomes the beginning of warm spring weather, as well as the all-important Earth Day. Even though we set out a specific day to think more about our planet and how to protect it, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is encouraging everyone to celebrate Earth Day everyday! Each small action that individuals take-on daily…

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Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Elects New Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair

March 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Elects New Board of Directors Chair and Vice Chair

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) held their 72nd Annual General Meeting in Port Hope on Thursday, February 21st. Jeff Lees, with The Municipality of Port Hope was elected as Chair of the Conservation Authority. As well, Mark Lovshin with Hamilton Township was elected to Vice Chair. The election was officiated by Mr. Glen Tozer…

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Water Safety in Nature

February 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Water Safety in Nature

While many of us enjoy outdoor activities in the winter, it’s important to know about the natural hazards we could encounter. Activities like ice fishing, pond hockey and hiking along stream side trails can be perfectly safe while everything is good and frozen, but even the slightest rise in temperature could change this dramatically. In…

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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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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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