Caledon to Creemore

McKichan

McKichan History This is a 6.17-acre reserve acquired by EBC in 2011. Significant Features This property is located within the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve and is designated Escarpment Natural Area. It is within metres of Hockley Valley Provincial Park. This reserve is surrounded by significant natural areas such as the Caledon Meltwater Deposits, Canning Falls, and Glen Cross Swamp. Due...

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Simmons

Simmons History This property was donated to EBC in 2006. Significant Features The Simmons Nature Reserve has a mixture of forest types including mature hardwoods, cedar stands and trembling aspen stand as well as an old field meadow. Location Starting in Caledon at the intersection of Old Church Road (22) and Airport Road (7), head north on Airport Road. Turn...

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Mad River - Stephens

Mad River - Stephens  History The Stephens family has been working together with EBC to help protect the Mad River in Glencairn, Ontario. We began working with them in 2009 and since then have been building on an original 3 acres. We now completed the full 111-acre nature reserve along the Mad River, adjacent to the Glencairn Conservation Area. Significant Features...

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Farquharson

Farquharson History This is a 103-acre reserve we received in 2007. Significant Features The Farquharson Reserve is within the boundaries of the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve. As such it contains many of the unique features of the escarpment including tributaries of the Nottawasaga Watershed. Species such as the Eastern Meadowlark have been seen on this reserve. The Bruce Trail can...

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Harvey Reserve

Harvey Reserve History This is a 46-acre nature reserve that we acquired in 2008. Significant Features This reserve is located in the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve with Mud Creek flowing along the western side. The Eastern Whip-poor-will, a threatened species of bird has been seen on this reserve. You can access our Farquharson Reserve which is not far from...

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Phillips Peel

Phillips Peel Reserve History EBC acquired this 50-acre property outside the town of Arthur in 2018. Significant Features This reserve consists of a conifer plantation, deciduous forest, two ponds, a stream, and several vernal pools as well as Provincially Significant Wetlands, including the Ritch Tract Swamp. It is part of a provincial Natural Heritage System and provides habitat for diverse...

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Mantec and Bates

Mantec & Bates History This property is 33.57 acres and bought in 2004. Features The southern section of the property was previously used for agricultural purposes up to about 20 years ago. This section is regenerating and contains various apples, hawthorns, ash and some maple. The rear or northern part of the property is a mature maple bush that was...

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Robinson

Robinson History This property is 8.33 acres.  Significant Features The property is within the Niagara Escarpment Plan area boundaries, southeast of Noisy River and southwest of Mad River. Mud Creek flows next to the property eastward where it eventually meets Walker’s Creek and flows into Mad River. All this area drains into the Mad River that runs toward northeast of...

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Nottawasaga Saulaine

Nottawasaga Saulaine History This property is 143.53 acres. and adjacent to the Simcoe County Forests.  Significant Features The property is comprised of 22% upland deciduous forest, 28% mixed lowland forest, 3% coniferous forest, and 36% treed swamp. In addition, the subject property is comprised of 8% open water, 1% marshland, and 2% open riparian areas. It is also made up of a...

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Macdonald

Macdonald History This property is 113.52 acres. Significant Features The property consists of a large riverine system along both sides of the South Saugeen River within the Saugeen watershed. Land use along the Saugeen River is highly agricultural and the section of river that runs through the property is one of the few undisturbed areas. Thick cedar woodlands flank the...

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Pintulis

Pintulis History This property is 18.25 acres.  Significant Features The Subject Property is characterized primarily by deciduous forested wetland, with the majority of the property designated as Provincially Significant Wetland - Badenoch Moffat Wetland Complex. The topography is smooth and consistent with an elevation of 315-m. The southeastern boundary of the Subject Property follows the Mountsberg Creek which eventually flows...

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