Today’s post comes from Taylor Bottoms-Cau, a second year Discovery student at Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park.
You’ve likely heard of the Group of Seven, artists who travelled the remote landscapes of Ontario to capture their rugged beauty by brush.
But they weren’t the only artists who travelled rough and painted what they saw!
Fifty years before the Group of Seven, Frances Anne Hopkins was roughing it in a voyageur canoe between Lachine (Montreal) and Fort William (Thunder Bay).
Continue reading Frances Anne Hopkins: documenting the lives of voyageurs through art
Yes, we are!
The Ontario Parks Discovery team is hard at work coming up with creative ways to connect visitors with the special stories and values protected in our parks.
If you visit any of the parks offering Discovery programming, you may connect with Discovery staff along a trail, as they rove through the campground, at a drop-in program, in a Visitor Centre, or at a scheduled program.
Continue reading Are you offering Discovery programs this summer?
Are you new to parks, or maybe a park veteran looking to brush up on your knowledge?
We’ve assembled a handy guide to all the terms you’ll need to know and understand before you visit the park…
Continue reading An Ontario Parks glossary
Today’s post comes from Tanya Berkers, Resource Management Group Leader at Pinery Provincial Park.
You may be seeing spots the next time you visit Pinery’s Visitor Centre, and hopefully the birds will see them too!
The park has just installed thousands of vinyl dots on the windows to make them visible to our feathered friends.
Continue reading Seeing spots at Pinery Provincial Park
Today’s post comes from Jess Matthews, a Natural Heritage Education Specialist at Rondeau Provincial Park.
A change was needed at the Rondeau Visitor Centre and we wanted it to be big.
So, we worked with three different local Indigenous communities over three years to generate something amazing.
Continue reading “Gathering” at Rondeau
Ontario Parks is thrilled to announce that Arrowhead Provincial Park’s brand-new Visitor Centre officially opened on December 14, 2018!
Continue reading Arrowhead’s new Visitor Centre