Gamiing Nature Centre

Description (Service) GAMIING (gaa-'min'j) Ojibway, meaning "at the shore" or "where land and water meet". 
Mandate of GAMIING 
Gamiing is a not-for-profit charitable organization which mandate is education and hands-on demonstration of ecologically sound practices around lakes and lakeshores. GAMIING works with individual lakeshore dwellers, community groups and other interested partners toward understanding of and participating in the practice of balancing human needs with the needs of wildlife and indigenous lake eco-systems. The goal is to preserve our natural shoreline and its surrounding wetlands, forests and meadows in perpetuity, while creating a dynamic natural venue to which the public can come for relaxation, reflection and interactive education in the aspects of low-impact lakeshore living. 
Projects include: 
- Nursery, aquatic nursery and greenhouse 
- Bio-engineered Natural Drainage System 
- Demonstration sites for shore erosion control 
- Gardens: xeriscape, butterfly, moist, dry, wild edibles 
- 7 km trails 
- Guided trail walks 
- Eco-Guardian program (based on the "Web of Life") 
- School curriculum based programs 
- Workshops 
- Summer Day Camps 
- Nature Clubs
Service Details
Public Comments Information not confirmed since 2017
Hours Call for hours of operation
Dates Trails: All year 
Nursery: May, June, Sept & Oct
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No Restrictions
Application none
Languages English
Fees Membership - Individual: $25.00; Family $45.00; Organizations: $50.00
Address and Location
Site Location 19 km E of Lindsay and 15 km S of Bobcaygeon
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
1884 Pigeon Lake Rd
Lindsay, ON K9V 4R5
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Intersection Settlers Road and Pigeon Lake Road
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Entrance, Parking ; Hiking trails accessible with all-terrain wheelchair available at GAMIING
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-928-0263
After Hours Phone 705-928-0263
Fax 705-928-0263
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Primary Contact Mieke Schipper, Executive Director, Gamiing Nature Centre; Phone: 705-928-0263; Email:
Primary Executive Mieke Schipper, Executive Director; Phone: 705-928-0263; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Mieke Schipper