Last year, over 230 turtle hatchlings emerged from protective nest boxes and safely made their way to wetland habitats in Bruce Peninsula National Park
. These nest boxes were installed by the Turtle Trackers, a group of citizen-science volunteers committed to the protection of at-risk turtle populations.
The first intensive and comprehensive assessments of individual management units in the southwest were only recently completed at the Bruce Peninsula National Park
and Fathom Five National Marine Park (Brodo el al, 2013), the Copeland Forest Resources Management Area (McMullin and Lendemer 2013), and the Arboretum at the University of Guelph (McMullin el al, 2014).
Hike from Bruce Peninsula National Park
through superb scenery on the renowned Bruce Trail, which runs along the beautiful Niagara Escarpment.
The creation of new national parks, Pukaskwa National Park of the east shore of Lake Superior, and Bruce Peninsula National Park
and Fathom Five Marine National Park on the tip of the Bruce Peninsula.
The land acquisition grows the size of Bruce Peninsula National Park
by 3,272 acres, bringing the park to 90 per cent complete and adding 6.5 kilometres of uninterrupted Georgian Bay shoreline as well as 8 kilometres of the popular Bruce Trail.
With the land purchase now finalized, Driftwood Cove will be protected for future generations while preserving the ecological integrity of Bruce Peninsula National Park
, contributing to the recovery of species at risk, and protecting areas of cultural significance to Indigenous peoples.