About us...

The Friends of Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes Society was formed in May, 2018 and

incorporated in June, 2018 to expedite the process of the formation of one of Canada's largest, urban wilderness parks, a work-in-progress for more than 30 years.

Mission Statement

"To support and promote the creation and development of

the Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Regional Park and to encourage

the stewardship and appropriate use of the area"


Diana Whalen, Co-Chair

Mary Ellen Donovan, Co-Chair; Planning Co-Chair

Ian Guppy, Vice-Chair

​​Kym Paquette, Treasurer

Pamela Lovelace, Chair, Fundraising

Mary Ann McGrath, Chair, Events

Ray Plourde

Dale Smith, Co-Chair, Planning

Open, Chair, Stewardship

Anne Vaughan, Chair, Membership​

​Richard Vinson, Chair, Communications

Mark Young