START PREPPING FOR SPRING TREE PLANTING THIS FALL

Start Preparing for Spring Tree Planting this Fall with the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) will continue to offer trees and shrubs for sale, or for free during in 2022, and now is the time to start planning. Through various partnerships with member municipalities and organizations, there are the multiple…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Please find updated harvest maps attached. A new operation has begun in the East Forest, in the area south of P5. Trails have been closed in this area and main roads have been flagged with caution tape to indicate the presence of logging equipment. West Forest operations remain the same. In the Central Forest, logging…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Logging operations in the West Forest continue just south of Boundary Rd. Trails remain closed off in the logging area. Main travel roads remain open, however users should proceed cautiously wherever caution tape/signage is encountered. Logging operations around CF17/CF18/CF19 are nearing completion. Logging around CF17 and CF18 have been completed and trails in this area…

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

October 10, 2021 – Please see attached maps with updated logging operations in the Ganaraska Forest. The pink areas represent the areas closed for logging operations. The blue lines represent forest roads that are open but in use by logging equipment. Stay safe!

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GANARASKA FOREST HARVESTING UPDATE

Please be advised that logging has been completed in the East Forest and trails have are open for use once again (blue area). Please exercise caution around Gilmour Rd and Beatty Ln (green circle) until the area has been cleaned up. Logging continues in the Central Forest (orange areas). All trails in these areas are…

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EFFECTIVE AUGUST 25, 2021, FOREST TRAILS CLOSED DUE TO HARVESTING

Please be advised that due to harvesting, all trails in the red areas on the attached maps will be closed for recreational use effective immediately. Forest roads in the vicinity will remain open however users should exercise caution when approaching these areas. Please check our social media and website for updates on reopening. Thank you…

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Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority Launches “Community Stories: Sharing our Watershed History”

For Immediate Release, August 11, 2021, Ganaraska Conservation Authority – Did you know that the Ganaraska Conservation Authority is one of the oldest in Ontario, established in 1946? Do you recall when the Ganaraska Forest was being planted in the late 1940s? Did you experience past floods and Hurricane Hazel in 1954? Maybe you have memories from a past school trip? The GRCA wants to hear your stories!  To celebrate…

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LEVEL 1 LOW WATER CONDITION – ENDED

The GRCA monitoring network has recorded above average rainfall over the past 30 days, and the watersheds in the Ganaraska Region have recovered to normal conditions as a result. A lack of rainfall in May and early June led to the declaration of a Level 1 Low Water Condition on June 6th, however since the…

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