BASC’s Role as a Catalyst

BASC has established itself as a leader in innovative environmental programming and education through the cultivation, nurturing and maintenance of strategic partnerships. BASC strives to engage, educate and empower local communities to take on initiatives that aim to protect, preserve and manage our natural environment.

Bancroft Minden Forest Company

27578 Hwy 62 S. Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Phone 613-332-6890

Bancroft and Area Forest Industry Association

Box 872 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0

Bancroft District Fish & Game Protective Association

27602 Hwy 62 S. Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0, Box 1677
Phone 613-332-4843

Stewards of Bancroft Eagles Nest Park

Phone 613-332-6246

North Hastings Community Fish Hatchery

200 Hysert Rd. Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Phone 613-332-4084

Bancroft Field Naturalists

Box 718 Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
Contact President – Terry Bradt
Phone  613-332-1705

Harvest Hastings

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South Central FireSmart Committee


Barry Hendry Memorial Award

In recognition of Barry Hendry, former BASC director, local journalist and active community member a annual memorial awarded on recommendation of the teachers at the North Hastings High School to a student who:

  • demonstrated community spirt
  • “gave a voice to those who had none” (student who displayed compassion and empathy for underrepresented people in the community/world)
  • worked to make the school/community a better place (student council or student voice)
  • showed strong, clear writing skills


Rod Malloy Memorial Award

Rod Malloy was a founding member and long-time Chair of the Council who believed in investing in youth in our community.  This bursary award was renamed in his honour and is presented annual to recognize the hard work and dedication of the top students in each of the NOS and NERDS programs at North Hastings High School. Congratulations to all past recipients!