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!
My memories are from a day camp with the YMCA. We always went to Bronte before we went on our trip. I remember all the fun stuff we did! I met a guy I liked. Met some awesome friends. I”ll never forget the times I spent in Bronte Creek Provincial Park! Continue reading Thanks for the memories! Part 3
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
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!