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Laurier Woods Trail


Laurier Woods consists of approximately 118 acres of moderately undisturbed upland forest and wetlands habitat that possess a great diversity of flora and fauna.

The wetland serves as a valuable water purification system for the city, an important stop over space for many migratory birds and is home to some provincially significant species of animals. The prominent significance of this land is that it is located within the city limits and very close to the downtown core.

Years ago, members of the Nipissing Naturalists Club discovered Laurier Woods' superior birdwatching qualities and took an initial interest in the area. These individuals realized that unless action was taken to protect the woods, its unique ecosystem and recreational opportunities would be lost.

In 2006, The Friends of Laurier Woods  officially became co-owners of the Laurier Woods property with the North Bay - Mattawa Conservation Authority. As a conservation area, the Laurier Woods now fall under the protection of the Conservation Authorities Act, securing the area for future enjoyment.



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