up a picnic, bring your BBQ!
Our events and trails will have you loving Ferris Provincial Park!
Contact Barb 705.632.0894 for Friends of Ferris info.
Contact Ontario Parks-Ferris for reservations at 705.653.3575.
Join our weekly Walking Group!
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to Ferris? Download our
from 10 am - 4 pm
Bring your own kite
or assemble one supplied by Friends of Ferris! Suitable for all ages!
Join us for our fundraising BBQ. Lots of parking and FREE entry. Donations
Contact Barb 705.632.0894 for more information or to volunteer or email
us at email@example.com
16/18 at 9 am
is the height of the nesting season for birds in the park and they are
all singing their hearts out. Join naturalist David Bree for a leisurely
walk to see and hear our nesting feathered friends and why all the noise!
$5 per person includes Peameal on a bun, coffee and walk. Regular park
day use fees apply.
This is a registered event with limited numbers.
Please contact Barb Hogan at 705-632-0894 or firstname.lastname@example.org to
28/18 at 1 pm
about turtles and their environments! Meet some of Ontario Turtle Conservation
Centre's turtles while participating in fun family activities and discover
how we can protect turtles!
Regular park day use fees apply.
Information Barb 705-632-0894 or email@example.com
25 & 26/18
Stone Wall Restoratio/Demo
4 pm each day
2018 will be the 10th Anniversary of the Dry Stone Wall Demonstration/Restoration
Workshop in Ferris Provincial Park. This beginner’s course will
cover important walling elements such as hearting, batter, through-stones,
cheek ends, and various types of coping. Participants will learn the basic
techniques of dry laid construction including stiles and various structural
solutions to carry out sympathetic repair of historic stone walls.
Click here for more info and watch the 2017 video
29/18 at 1 pm
Friends of Ferris are pleased to welcome Dr. Christina Davy September
29th 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Ferris Park at the Picnic Shelter. Christina
is a Species At Risk Research Scientist with MNRF. She has worked with
bats for over 10 years. She is going to come and to tell us all about
these amazing creatures. Come out to learn about what species we have
in Ontario and how to identify them. She will also talk to us about the
work she is doing looking into white nose syndrome, its effects on our
bats and what we can do to help. Specifically she will show us examples
of Bat boxes and what we need to know if we are installing them at our
Contact Barb Hogan 705-632-0894 or firstname.lastname@example.org
events in the Park
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Want to help out?
Become a Friend of Ferris!
Email us for more information or download the Friends information
and membership brochure.
Ferris Park is an excellent
place to view birds feeding, and nesting. Graham
Wilson has an excellent list of birds in the area. Read and enjoy
his extensive list of birds found in our area and other information here>>
Graham has also created a page devoted to the flora
and fauna found in and around Ferris.
The Friends of Ferris would like to thank Graham for allowing us to link
to his information.