Did you know that 15 per cent of North American dragonflies are at risk of extinction in the foreseeable future? Many of these beautiful, delicate creatures require high levels of oxygen, associated with free-flowing rivers. Continue reading Help us count Dragonflies!
My family has been going to Sandbanks since before I was born and I am now 28 and have continued the tradition every summer, but the most memorable summer was in 1996. I met the man of my dreams on the beach that hot, hot summer. Jason and I had both “grown up” in the park. Every summer since I was 13, I can remember a group of boys that always seemed to be sleeping on the beach, but they didn’t even notice me. Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 5
When you visit Ontario Parks this season, be on the lookout! You may just spot our new little — and we mean little — vehicle. It’s a “smart fortwo” coupe, from Ontario Parks’ newest corporate partner, Mercedes-Benz of Canada. Continue reading Ontario Parks gets smart!
About 40 people including Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay braved the rain recently to help open a new hiking trail at Mashkinonje Provincial Park. Calling it a testament to partnerships. Ramsay said the new Loudon Peatland Trail would not have been possible without the hard work of the Friends of Mashkinonje, as well as educational, business and municipal partners. Continue reading New Trail at Mashkinonje
Our family has been coming to Presqu’ile for 20 years. Every year for the past 19 years, we’ve taken a picture of our 4 children at the lighthouse steps. When we look at them, we remember all the years and memories we have here. We love all of the trails, deer, and other animals here. We consider this our second home. Presqu’ile is an amazing place.
Ron, Nancy, Russell, Mallory. Adrienne & Warren Ferwerda
Guelph, Ontario Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 4
About 100 people gathered at Bronte Creek Provincial Park recently, to witness and help celebrate as 30 people became Canadian citizens.
The ceremonies on May 10th mark the first time an Ontario provincial park has played host to a citizenship ceremony. Continue reading A Memorable Day at Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Have you ever considered the extent to which parks can play a role in your health? People place a high value on parks (and other protected areas) for good reason, they help protect Ontario’s vast diversity of plants, animals and their habitat, as well as the environment. But more and more, parks around the world are being recognized as landscapes that deeply touch our collective spirit. Continue reading Here’s to your HEALTH!
On Wednesday, May 10th 2006, Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be the host for ceremonies welcoming new Canadians into the broader Canadian family. Continue reading Help us welcome new Canadians!
Wasaga Beach Provincial Park has received an award from the local Chamber of Commerce, for its role in the annual historical re-enactment of battles of the War of 1812. Continue reading Way to Go, Wasaga!