Anniversary Park Bicycle Rack Installed

Posted: Monday, 28 June 2021
Update- the Anniversary Park bicycle rack was installed on Friday June 25th. The Ferguson Forest Centre and the Municipality of North Grenville are pleased to have partnered together for the purchase and installation of this  strategically located 1.5 metre wide bicycle rack.
Carl Doucette, President, Ferguson Forest Centre (FFC) and Dwayne Dowdell, Interim President of the new Kemptville Disc Golf Club (KDGC) are pleased to formally announce the introduction of disc golf at the FFC’s arboretum. Interim President Dowdell stated … “it has been a dream of mine for years to design, create and install a disc golf course in the Kemptville area and with the FFC’s Board support I have been able to accomplish this.” The 9 hole (basket) course operated by the KDGC is located in the multi-use natural greenspace of the mostly northern area of the arboretum. The approximately…

Anniversary Park Bicycle Rack Partnership

Posted: Tuesday, 08 June 2021
The Corporation of the Ferguson Forest Centre (FFC) is pleased to have the opportunity to partner with the Municipality of North Grenville for the purchase and installation of a 1.5 metre (5 foot) wide bicycle rack to be located on the eastern (river) side of the Anniversary Park parking lot. This location was deemed to be a strategically valuable one as the bicycle rack will serve riders wishing to access a water view and Anniversary Park facilities (which now includes a Kayak launch sponsored by the Kemptville District Community Association), as well as other amenities of the Ferguson Forest Centre…

Ferguson Tree Nursery Making a Difference

Posted: Thursday, 20 May 2021
Residents of North Grenville are used to seeing fields of seedlings in the Ferguson Tree Nursery as they travel down County Road 43 or greenhouses full of container stock off County Road 44.  However, have you ever stopped to think of what becomes of these tiny seedlings.  Well, here is an example of what your nursery is doing to help in reforestation and afforestation in the Province of Ontario.  Theresa Allingham, a Kemptville resident and 2nd year student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, left a few weeks ago to plant trees in Northern Ontario. An avid environmentalist, she  was thrilled to…
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Annual Events

  • May
    Spring Plant Sale

    Kemptville Horticultural Society holds their Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 16th from 8:30am to noon at the Ferguson Forest Centre. Come early for best selection or take advantage of the 2 for 1 deal after 11am.