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Calling all nature lovers: This 100-acre heritage forest in Beeton has reopened to the community

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May 11th, 2022
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The heritage forest on the 7th Line of New Tecumseth has reopened or public use. – Brad Pritchard/Metroland

From Simcoe.com, May 6, 2022
By Brad Pritchard

If you need to reconnect with nature, then you might want to check out the new trail in the Beeton heritage forest.

The 100-plus acre forest, located at 5927 7th Line, just east of Sideroad 10, reopened for public use at the end of April.

The forest was temporarily closed after the town donated the property to the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust in 2018.

While it was closed, work was performed to create a single, clearly marked trail through the forest, making it easier and safer to navigate.

The trails are maintained in partnership with a group of local volunteers, called the Beeton Heritage Forest Preservation Society, which formed in 2018.

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