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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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Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day Rescheduled

January 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day Rescheduled

Due to poor ski conditions, the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority’s Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day has been postponed to February 3rd 2018. There are still spots available in each session – call today to register! Where – Ganaraska Forest Centre Times – 9:30am session & 1:00pm session The Ganaraska Forest is beautiful year-round, but especially…

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March Break Madness with the GRCA

January 16, 2018 | Comments Off on March Break Madness with the GRCA

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) is proud to announce that the Conservation Authority will be running a March Break camp – Nature Nuts March Break Madness Camp! The camp is designed, planned and delivered by OCT-qualified teachers. Each day has a dedicated theme where campers will be immersed in a variety of hands-on activities,…

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Ganaraska Forest Management Plan Update

October 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Ganaraska Forest Management Plan Update

The Ganaraska Forest Management Plan was approved by the Ganaraska Full Authority Board in September, and submitted to the MNRF ahead of the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program deadline.

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Canteen Update

July 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Canteen Update

The Canteen at the Ganaraska Forest Centre will be closed until further notice.

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Call for Volunteers

June 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Call for Volunteers

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority is looking for volunteers who can help out with clearing single track trails as well as other trails. Forest members who are dirt bike or ATV riders (for trails in the West and East Forest areas) or mountain bike riders (for the Central Forest) would be well suited to this task. We…

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In the News- Useful Resources

June 1, 2017 | Comments Off on In the News- Useful Resources

Discover Northumberland County “Bikepacking” Horsin’ Around with Chex Daily The Ganarska Forest: From Trees to Dust to Trees Riding the Dirt Trails of Ganaraska Tales from the Greenbelt – It Takes All Kinds – A Daytrip into the Ganny The Ganaraska Forest Centre is ‘A Charming Wedding Ceremony Location in Rural Ontario’ A Family Walk in the…

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