Category: In The Forest

Make Your Own Maple Syrup This Year
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January 19, 2021January 18, 2021

Make Your Own Maple Syrup This Year

Maple syrup season could be just a few weeks away! Once daytime temperatures start to creep above 0’C, the sap in maple trees starts flowing. In Haliburton Forest, the maple syrup season lasts for 2-10 weeks, anywhere between the end of February through to the beginning of May. We tap the trees a few days...

Beech Bark Disease: Beautiful But Deadly
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December 23, 2020December 20, 2020

Beech Bark Disease: Beautiful But Deadly

Have you noticed a patchy-red fungus growing on the bark of American beech trees, or tiny white specks stuck to the bark? This is beech bark disease. To look at, it can be beautiful, but in our forests it is deadly. The white specks on the bark are the by-products (aka poop) of the beech...

2016 Forest Photo Contest
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August 22, 2016November 21, 2017

2016 Forest Photo Contest

Haliburton Forest customers and visitors are invited to submit their wild life videos and win some great prizes.

Fall from the Sky
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October 16, 2015November 21, 2017

Fall from the Sky

Aerial video of fall colours at Haliburton Forest taken with a CJI Vision+ drone.

Gray Jays a.k.a. "Whiskeyjacks"
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December 5, 2014November 21, 2017

Gray Jays a.k.a. "Whiskeyjacks"

Gray jays (a.k.a. whiskeyjacks) observed at Haliburton Forest after a few years without them. Photos of gray jays stealing food from dogs and scavenging deer hide

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