Protection of Windmill Ranch near Orillia

Prairie SmokeNATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA AND ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE PROTECTION OF WINDMILL RANCH

Globally Threatened Habitat Critical To Survival Of Rare Species

ORILLIA – The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the Ontario government and other partners have protected the biologically diverse Windmill Ranch on the Carden Alvar, an important habitat for species at risk, Ric Symmes, NCC’s Georgian Bay-Huronia program manager, and Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today. The Carden Alvar is located about an hour and a half northeast of Toronto, near Lake Simcoe. Continue reading Protection of Windmill Ranch near Orillia

Summer Employment at Ontario Parks

Summer StaffIf you are a high school, college or university student, or a recent graduate, who is looking for a summer job in 2006, you might want to consider one of the more than 2100 opportunities available with Ontario Parks or elsewhere at the Ministry of Natural Resources.

summer staff 2For more information about what jobs are available and where to apply, click here to link to MNR’s job search tool.

Enjoy Spring Break at Ontario’s Provincial Parks

Activities Include Maple Syrup Festival, Viewing Tundra Swans
TORONTO: “Many of Ontario’s provincial parks offer spring break activities for the whole family,” Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today. “Spring break is the perfect time for families to get outdoors and enjoy our provincial parks,” said Ramsay. Continue reading Enjoy Spring Break at Ontario’s Provincial Parks

Ontario’s Provincial Parks Make The Most of Winter

Exciting Activities For The Whole Family

Bronte Creek Cross-Country SkiersTORONTO – Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay invites everyone to discover why Ontario’s provincial parks are a terrific destination for a family winter getaway.

“I can’t think of a better way to enjoy an Ontario winter than by experiencing the peace and beauty of a snow-covered provincial park,” said Ramsay. “Many of our parks have well-marked, groomed trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking. For overnight stays, some parks offer cozy cabins or other indoor accommodation or you can set up your own tent.” Continue reading Ontario’s Provincial Parks Make The Most of Winter