The Ferguson Forest Centre (FFC) is pleased to have assisted the Municipality of North Grenville with their establishment of a new and now opened public toboggan hill in the Ferguson Forest Centre’s Arboretum (241 Honour Way), located opposite to the Centre’s off leash dog park. The toboggan hill is open to public use when weather conditions permit and between the hours of 8am to 5 pm daily, including weekends and statutory holidays. Participants are asked to follow all Ontario health guidelines, maintain a 2 metre physical distancing from those outside of your household or cohort at all times, to use…


Posted: Saturday, 05 December 2020
The people of North Grenville know and appreciate Ferguson Forest Centre (FFC). We hike or ski the many kilometres of trails through the forest, take our dogs to the Dog Park, stroll the paths in the Arboretum, and launch kayaks at Anniversary Park. We admire Veterans Memorial Park and Veterans Way, and feel a sense of communal pride in the fields full of small trees clearly reflecting an active green farming operation. Few people realize that the tree nursery is the financial engine that supports all other FFC activities on the Centre’s recreational lands that the community uses and cherishes.…
On November 9, 2020 the FFCC Board approved a revised arboretum plan (long term vision).
It was a cold, crisp day in December 2019 when Rosemary (Rose) Fleguel, RVCA's resident butternut expert, pulled up in her truck to meet North Grenville woodlot owner Warren Dool at his 47-acre property. Her mission? To find any and all living and healthy butternut trees - a cause to which she has dedicated the bulk of her long career.  To say Rose is unique is an understatement — biting wit aside, she's Eastern Ontario's foremost butternut expert, and involved in every regional effort to save the rapidly disappearing endangered species. And she's had success; so much success, in fact,…
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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.