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Browse these back issues of Friends newsletters, in electronic and print formats. For current news be sure to visit our Facebook page.

2017: Winter Magic at Bonnechere Park
Free Winter Fun at Bonnechere, The Mitten, Winter Trails, Campfire, Snow Fun and Games, Time for Cake
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2016: Lots of Summer Left at Bonnechere Park
Spirits NIght, Whale Tales, Art-in-the-Park, Wolf Howl
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2016: High Season at Bonnechere Park
Family Archaeology Day, Healthy Parks Healthy People, Learn to Fish, Free Park Pass
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2016: Here Comes Summer
Friends Day, Fishing With Dad, FREE Park Pass, Silver Chain Challenge
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2016: School Programs at Bonnechere Park
Book Your 2016 Class Visit, Bonnechere Book Tree, Turtle Season
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2016: Winter Magic at Bonnechere Park
Free Winter Fun at Bonnechere, Winter Trails, Campfire, Snow Fun and Games
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2015: Lots of Summer Left at Bonnechere Park
Killaloe's Irish Gathering, Hike a Trail, Spirits Week, Wolf Howl and BBQ
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2015: High Season at Bonnechere Park
Family Archaeology Day, Healthy Parks Healthy People, Ian Tamblyn, Free Park Pass
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2015: School Programs at Bonnechere Park
Book Your 2015 Class Visit, Bonnechere Book Tree, Play Survivor Turtle
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2015: Winter Magic at Bonnechere Park
Free Winter Fun at Bonnechere, Winter Trails, Virtual Time Travel
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2014: Lots of Summer Left at Bonnechere
Fire of the Irish, Book Tree Launch, Spirits Night, Wolf Howl, 2014 Calendar of Events
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2014: High Season at Bonnechere Park
Sign Out a Day Pass, Archeology Day, Park Once - Walk the Rest, 2014 Calendar of Events
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2014: Early Summer Along the Bonnechere
Silver Chain Challenge, Cool Things At Bonnechere. Click to play Flying to Survive!
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2014: Spring Along the Bonnechere
Book Your School Trip, Nature in Your Neighbourhood. Click to play Survivor Turtle.
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2014 Snow Fun: Winter Wonderland at Bonnechere
Free winter fun at Bonnechere includes snow shoeing workshop, Fire and Ice interpretive program, meet-the-naturalist, and Canadiana bonfire cuisine. Click to play the Chutes and Log Jams Game.
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2013 Fall Harvest Along the Little Bonnechere
Celebrating the Fruits of Our Labours in the Off-Season: AT: Culture Shift, Welcome Cyclists, Harnessing the Sun, Clearing the AIr, Feeding the Frontier, Killaloe Snow Fun, Brent Frederick Receives 2013 Directors Award
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2013 Summer's End at Bonnechere
There's still lots to see and do as summer comes to a close at Bonnechere Park: Spirits Night, Passport to the Past, AT@FIT, Stargazing on the Beach, Wolf Howl
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2013 High-Summer at Bonnechere
Summer is the Best of Times at Bonnechere Park: Archaeology Day, Sands of Time, Art in the Park, Reptiles at Risk
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2013 Friends Day
Friends Day, Book a School Trip, Turtle Season, Sliver Chain Challenge
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2013 Membership Season
Join the Friends, Book a School Program, 2013 AGM Notice
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2013 Educators Day
Join us for our first-ever Educators' Day
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Fall 2007
Jim Fraser Says So Long, Fall Hike - All's Well, That Ends Well, Feeding the Frontier - Food in Early Canada, Saving Ontario Turtles, The BIG-40 Skinny, The McGuey Farm, The Other Native Vessel, Al Fraser Wins Directors' Award, The Carleton Place Gang
[.pdf 700 K]

Fall 2006
Land of the Spirits Website Goes Live, Carrying On Up the Bonnechere, A. Fraser Donates Scenic Print, The Lafleur Homestead Re-Interpreted, So Long to E. Davenport and M. Burchart, The History and Archaeology of a Broad Axe, McIntyre's Clearing: Farm or Village, Marian Clark Wins Directors' Award, On the Banks of the Bonnechere - Stone Fence Theatre [.pdf 644 K]

Fall 2005
VMC Supports the Preservation and Promotion of Bonnechere's History, Parks Management Plan Update, Archaeology and History of the Peggi Plate, OAS Peggi Armstsrong Public Archaeology Award Winners, FBP Directors Award Winners, 2004 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards, Lafleur Homestead Accessibility Project Receives Funding, Halfway to Basin: A Good Place to Stop, Natural Heritage Education at Bonnehcere, OAS Fall Symposium [.pdf 536K]

Spring 2004
Historic Archaeology at Bonnechere, FBP Strategic Plan, CHIN Membership, A Future Return to Basin Depot, Young at Heart at the Park, Raven's Tale, Fun and Games at Bonnechere, Sands of Time Festival, Tom Ballantine Wins 2003 Board of Directors' Award, New FBP Board of Directors [.pdf 288 K]

Fall 2002
Ottawa River Legacy Landmark Conference, Dave Croft - 2002 Board of Directors Award Recipient, www.virtualmuseum.ca, Poison Ivy, Wilderness Skills Course, Launch of Walks of the Little Bonnechere [.pdf 708 K]

Spring 2002
Launch of Merril Burchart's Point Boat, Ontario Parks Recognizes Friends in Year of the Volunteer, Announcement of Walks of the Little Bonnechere, Kids@Parks - Revisiting the Lafleur Homestead, Forest Regeneration, FBP Lending Library, Note from Mark Stabb [.pdf 928 K]

Fall 2001
A Spirited Evening, Management Plan Update, Announcing Walks of the Little Bonnechere, Lavender Oak - A Bonnechere Valley Specialty, Herschel Payne - 2001 Board of Directors Award Recipient, Wilderness Skills Course [.pdf 196 K]

Spring 2001
Launch of Visiting the Spirits Interactive CD, Story Behind the Story, An Archaeo Adventure at Lafleur Homestead, Management Plan Underway, Paddle Into the Past, Tall Pine Predators, Chere Wear at the Gift Shop [.pdf 232 K]

Fall 2000
Opening of the Davenport Cultural Heritage Centre, OAS Ottawa Chapter - 2000 Board of Directors Award Recipient, Parks Buy the Lafleur Homestead, A New Park for Bonnechere?, Exploring Our Hidden Heritage, Winterberry Bend [.pdf 84 K]

Spring 2000
Announcing the Davenport Cultural Heritage Centre expansion, Public Archaeology
- A Pilot Project, High Tech Heritage - A Virtual Reality, Time Travel 2000 [.pdf 160 K]

Fall 1999
Conference Exceeds Expectations, Adventures in Time - An Adventure Indeed!, Friends of Algonquin - 1999 Board of Directors Award Recipient, Shell Helps Build Bridges at Bonnechere, Renovations to Davenport Centre Underway, Excavations at Basin Depot, Art in the Park 1999 [.pdf 248 K]

Spring 1999
Developing Cultural Heritage Tourism, Mapping Out a Safe Wilderness Course, Restoring the Pine River Ranger Cabin, Launch of Discover the Spirits, Rory MacKay - 1999 Board of Directors Award Recipient, Adventures in Time Learning Vacations, Artists-in-the-Park - A Well Oiled Legacy [.pdf 236 K]

Spring 1998
Announcing Discover the Spirits, Announcing Annual Board of Directors Award
[.pdf 184 K]

Fall 1997
$14,250 Raised for Discover the Spirits, Bonnechere Cultural Heritage Project Update, Helen Armstrong Journey of Discovery [.pdf 180 K]

Spring 1997
Announcing Best of Friends Fun Book, The Old Wood Cook Stove, Art in the Park
[.pdf 240 K]

Spring 1996
Announcing Spirits of the Little Bonnechere, Take a Hike, Eh!, Blueprint for Preserving Bonnechere's Past and Promoting Our Future, The Bonnechere Cultural Heritage Project, Survey Says [.pdf 48 K]

Fall 1995
The Year in Review, Bonnechere Cultural Resource Centre, Organizing the Volunteer Efforts, Introducing Marshall the Turtle [.pdf 36 K]

 

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