NATURE 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
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When I was growing up, my parents, brother and sister would visit Presqu’ile during the off-season. The park was quiet, but full of deer. We would walk around the loop in search of deer for hours at a time. Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 2
If 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.
For more information about what jobs are available and where to apply, click here to link to MNR’s job search tool.
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
We asked you what you remember most about Ontario Parks, and you came through. You told us about your nose-to-nose encounter with deer, the “Welcome Wagon” of skunks at your campsite, Grandpa’s burnt pancakes and that awful canoe trip that somehow, got you hooked. Continue reading Thanks for the memories!
Exciting Activities For The Whole Family
TORONTO – 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
Got somebody on your gift list who’s hard to buy for? We have we got a suggestion for you! Ontario Parks Passes. That’s right. Our park vehicle permits for 2006 are on sale now. Continue reading Top Ten Reasons to Give Ontario Parks Passes as Holiday Gifts
If your summer vacation seems like a distant memory, Ontario Parks has something that may help you get through the months ahead or solve a gift-giving dilemma. Ontario Parks exclusive line of souvenir merchandise offers a selection of quality items for the young and the young-at-heart.
Our 2006 Ontario Parks Calendar features spectacular photographs of parks across the province… and you can use it to count down the days until your next get-away! Or you might choose Amorak our plush wolf cub, as a gift for that special someone on your list. Ontario Parks fleecewear will keep you warm and cozy no matter what the weather is like.
Click here for a list of available items and for fast, secure online shopping.
About 200 people helped Ontario Parks celebrate the recent re-opening of the campground at Inverhuron Provincial Park. The guest list included Municipality of Kincardine Mayor Glenn Sutton; local MPP Carol Mitchell; Mike Brown, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Natural Resources; and Chief Paul Nadjiwan, of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. Past and current campers and Inverhuron staff were also on hand. Continue reading Re-opening of Campground at Inverhuron
September 7, 2005
PROVINCE RESTRICTS ACCESS TO MISSINAIBI PROVINCIAL PARK
Precautionary Measures Taken To Ensure Public Safety
TORONTO – The Ontario government is restricting access to certain interior areas of Missinaibi Provincial Park as a precautionary measure following a black bear attack on campers there yesterday, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced today. Continue reading Province Restricts Access To Missinaibi Provincial Park