Grey County and Owen Sound

Nicols Gully

Nicols Gully History Nicol’s Gully is a 17 acre property with the Pottawatomi River crossing through it. It was acquired in 2001. Significant Features The town is rapidly encroaching onto the embankment of the Pottawatomi River. The property is important to the nearby residents and area fisherman for enjoying nature by plant observations, bird-watching and access to the river. The...

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Kimbercote Reserve

Kimbercote Reserve The property is very scenic and includes features typical of the Beaver Valley and the Niagara Escarpment. A trail has been maintained on the property running from east to west along a steep gradient climbing upward toward the western boundary. The trail goes through a regenerating field dominated by young white ash and scattered red maple, black cherry...

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Heathcote - Kritsch Reserve

Heathcote - Kritsch Reserve History This reserve is 15 acres. 9 acres were donated in 2008 and the final 6 were donated by Mr. Thomas Kritsch in 2015. It has significant frontage on the Beaver River in the Blue Mountains. Significant Features This reserve is just outside the boundaries of the Niagara Escarpment Plan. It is located south of Heathcote,...

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Skeoch

Skeoch History The Skeoch Reserve was donated in 2015. It is almost 70 acres and includes part of the Bruce Trail. Significant Features The property appears to have experienced natural succession for many decades, untouched and unaided by human influence with the exception of creation and maintenance of the Bruce Trail. A headwaters tributary of the Beaver River rises within...

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