First celebrated in 1990, Canada’s Parks Day is a national event, showcasing parks and historic sites in every province and territory in Canada. From Vancouver Island in the West, to Baffin Island in the North and Newfoundland and Labrador in the East, nearly 50,000 people take park in more than 300 Parks Day events annually! Continue reading Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day on Saturday, July 17!
Lt. Miller Worsley of the British Royal Navy was in a tight situation and he knew it. From his position at the mouth of the Nottawasaga River looking out onto Georgian Bay, he could see the sails of three warships approaching. Continue reading Wasaga Under Siege – A War of 1812 Experience!!
For the sixth year, Bronte Creek welcomed over 1000 visitors in celebration of multiculturalism in Halton Region. Dignitaries representing Oakville, Burlington and the Region of Halton greeted the picnickers, who represented immigrants from over 100 different countries. Continue reading Bronte Creek Provincial Park Hosts Halton Multicultural Picnic
Eddie Ramsey has worked on the maintenance crew at Killbear Provincial Park since the park opened in 1960. He was 17 years old at the time. He is now 68 years old and is still working as energetically as he ever has. Eddie is now the assistant maintenance foreman and has given no indication that he wants to retire. Continue reading 51 Seasons of Excellent Customer Service at Killbear Provincial Park
“I have fond memories of fishing in Ontario Parks with my dad. I caught my first walleye at Marten River Provincial Park and my first bass at Bass Lake Provincial Park. Continue reading It’s Time to go Fishing!
“Ticks that carry Lyme Disease are in Ontario, and you need to know how to stay safe and not get bit. Take some good advice from the Bug Guy, Curtis Russell, PHD, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s tick expert. Continue reading Let’s Target Lyme
Join professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski (LPPO, PPOC) for the upcoming workshop, “People in Parks”, on Saturday, July 3, 2010 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park near Thunder Bay. Continue reading “People in the Parks” – Giant Digital Photography Workshop
The G8 and G20 summits being held in Huntsville and Toronto provide a unique opportunity to showcase for world visitors some of Ontario’s rich natural heritage. Continue reading “Moose on the Loose” at Pearson
Ontario is preparing to welcome the world at the upcoming G8 Summit in Muskoka! Ontario Parks will continue to operate all of their provincial parks during the Summit. Parks in close proximity (like Algonquin and Arrowhead), may have minor delays due to security checkpoints and detours in and around the Huntsville area. Continue reading Attention Algonquin and Arrowhead Provincial Park Visitors!
Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) is continuing their support of research projects at Ontario Parks by hosting a raffle! In the past, MEC has supported Karner Blue butterfly research in Pinery Provincial Park (a species at risk), wolf research in Algonquin and a reforestation project at Sandbanks. Continue reading Help Support Salamander Research In Algonquin Provincial Park