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
Looking for something fun to do in two weeks? Join us to celebrate the canoe on Saturday, June 26th from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park. Continue reading National Canoe Day Celebration at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park
Ontario Parks returns to Mountain Equipment Coop’s (MEC) Paddlefest at Sunnyside Beach in Toronto, Saturday June 12th and Sunday 13th. Whether you are new to paddle sports, looking to learn more, or are an expert paddler, Paddlefest has something for you. This year’s event features over 120 paddling courses, displays by clubs, equipment retailers, and experience providers. Continue reading Spend a Perfect Day at Mountain Equipment Coop’s Paddlefest