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Walking for Wilderness on Rose Island

  We’re putting on our walking shoes for wilderness conservation! On Saturday, September 18, we’ll be hiking the trails of Rose Island to raise funds to protect wilderness areas along the eastern shore of Georgian Bay and the North Channel. Please join us, or sponsor the team!Walking for Wilderness

Saturday, September 18th10 am - 1 pmRose Island Nature Reserve, Carling Township (map) The walk will begin at Wreck Bay (East Bay) and move through the interior forest trails, with occasional views of the large central wetland. RegisterSponsor the Team


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h2o 2021

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Art on the Bay

Art on the Bay

Gilly’s Snug Harbour RestaurantSeptember 17 & 18 

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2021 Newsletters

WCA Summer Newsletter August 2021 WCA Spring Newsletter May 2021 (more…)

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Carling Market Vaccine Clinic – AUGUST 22

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Stone Painting Contest Winners

Congratulations to Nicholas, Bryce, Hannah, and Sophie for their winning entries in the West Carling Stone Painting Contest! Here are the winning entries: From Nicholas Baryliuk, Age 12: Sophie Needham, Age 11: Hannah Tucker, Age 9: Bryce Skinner, Age 5:

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Rose Island Nature Reserve Celebration – August 14

Rose Island Nature Reserve Celebration Saturday, August 14 Join us to celebrate this newly protected place with a picnic and hike. To register, visit Georgian Bay Land Trust 12 pm – picnic (bring your own) 12:30 pm – plaque dedication 1-3 pm – trail walk We will meet in the East Bay (Wreck Bay) of Rose Island (see image below). *Please note that this location is boat-access only.

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CONTEST: WCA August Challenges

Place an egg as high as you can without breaking it. Measure the distance from the ground and take a photo of the egg in its location. Send in your results. How old are you in weeks? Take a guess then do the calculation. How close were you? Send in your answer. Draw a self portrait blindfolded. Send a photo of your masterpiece. What am I? I start with no legs, then I have two legs, then four legs. Send in your answer. Construct a bridge with at least three items over water that is strong enough to support a potato or similar object. Send a photo. How old is the oldest dog you know? Send in the dog’s name and age. Construct a paper airplane and fly it. How far does it fly? Send a photo or record a video. Find someone who’s birthday is within two weeks of yours. Send in your answer. How long can you stand on one leg with your eyes closed? Send in your time. Do a random act of kindness. What did you do?   Prize $100 gift certificate from White Squall Outdoor Store in Parry Sound. White Squall has items for the whole family, from paddling, camping gear, clothes, to games and toys.   Rules Complete the challenges and send in your responses between August 7 and August 22. Responses can be sent in as they are completed or sent in all at once. Responses to be sent to Sheilah at If you have difficulty sending your responses, please call/text me at 647-389-3189. Names of the contestants who have completed the responses will be collected and a winner will randomly drawn. The winner will be notified on August 23. Prize is offered as is and is not exchangeable for cash value. Open only to 2021 paid members of the West Carling Association and their immediate family, verified upon contest conclusion if selected as a winner. One entry per person or family group. The awarding of the prize is at the sole discretion of the West Carling Association. By entering the contest you agree to let the WCA post your name and your entry on our website, Facebook page and in our newsletter if selected as the winner. Contest not open to residents of Quebec.  

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