Greenwood Lake Conservation Reserve Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 
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Contact Address
Greenwood Lake Advisory Committee c/o

Dr. Willard Carmean
Professor Emeritus

Faculty of Natural
Resources Management,
Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road,
Thunder Bay, Ontario,
Canada P7B 5E1

     (807) 343-8110

About 20 km (20 mi) of trails have been constructed so that this large, 811 ha (2,004 ac) reserve will be accessible for research, educational nad ecotourism purpose. These trails were established thanks to the volunteer efforts of a large number of organizations and individuals including Thunder Bay Field Naturalists, Friends of the Forest, students and Faculty of Lakehead University, Bowater Thunder Bay Woodlands Operation, the Ministry of Natural Resources, and Woodlot Forestry Services. Trails are located so that vistors can observe the diversity and complexity of old-growth forests, and the geologic diversity of upland moraines, lowland peat bogs, and the shoreline of Greenwood Lake. In this area it is possible to see a variety of forest and water birds as well as moose, bears, wolves, lynx, fisher, and pine marten. Trails are designed only for foot traffic, and natural barriers such as downed logs, rock outcrops, boulder fields and peat bogs are intentionally used to discourage unwanted use by motorized vehicles. We hope you will enjoy visiting and observing the many diverse features of this large forest reserve, but please leave the area undisturbed so that others can enjoy the beauty of an undisturbed old-growth white pine forest.