Chris is the winner of a $1,500 Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) gift card. Chris entered our 2011 fund raising raffle hosted at the Toronto and Ottawa MEC stores. Continue reading Congratulations to Chris Henschel!
Get some new camera gear for Christmas? Then you may be interested in signing up for one of the Giant Digital Photography Workshops offered at Ontario Parks in the Thunder Bay area this season! Continue reading 2012 Giant Digital Photography Workshops Announced!
Howl for coyotes, ski under a full moon, skate through the woods, build an igloo, or challenge yourself to a ski loppet. There’s always something to do at Ontario Parks in winter.. Here are a few highlights: Continue reading Event-ful winter at Ontario Parks
Parents interested in the outdoors and family camping have a short window of time before kids’ seasonal jobs and other interests can change family holiday time. Since this is a season of resolutions and the beginning of 2012 vacation planning, here’s a suggested list of 15 things to do with your kids before they turn 15! Continue reading 15 things to do with your kids before they’re 15
Forty students recently received $500 educational bursaries for their outstanding performance as Ontario Parks summer employees. Continue reading Ontario Parks Partners Recognizes Student Employees
A year after the opening of the Killarney Provincial Park Observatory, the park astronomy program is doing very well. In addition to the outstanding Natural Heritage Education programs the observatory has hosted a number of visiting astronomers who have shared their enthusiasm and knowledge of the night skies with the public. Continue reading Astronomy in the Park
T’is the season so we asked Ontario Parks staff and three corporate partners; Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC), Coleman and Bushnell for gift ideas. Park staff suggested 2012 trip ideas in Ontario Parks while our corporate sponsors suggested cool new gear ideas. Here are our favourites. Continue reading Trips and gear for adventure-lovers
Looking for gift ideas for outdoor- lovers? Ontario Parks’ staff and corporate partners, Coleman, Bushnell and MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) have provided us with some suggestions based on the types of people who visit Ontario Parks. Typically, they are young family campers, adventure travelers, first-time visitors and mature travelers. Continue reading Gift ideas for outdoor-lovers
There is currently a fish and bird die-off in the Wasaga Beach area. The die-off has now been confirmed to be from Type E botulism.
Die-offs caused by botulism occur annually around the Great Lakes. Continue reading Fish and Bird Die-off at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park – update