Join legendary birder Jerry Ball for our latest outing to spot birds on their winter migration throught the Kawarthas. Bring binoculars and a spotting scope if you have one. Meet Jerry at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00am departure to sites determined on the day. We will car pool, so if you get […]
Mike McMurtry will be our guide this week. As well as being a good birder Mike is a knowledgebale botanist so should be able to point out some interesting fall flowers. As usual the outing will start from Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00am and last around 3 hours.
Meet Martin Parker at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00am from where he will guide you to Bruce Kidd’s farm for some autumnal birdwatching. Also on the menu are wild apples and giant puffballs! The outing will last about 3 hours. Remember your binoculars and a contribution to car pooling gas costs.
This week’s Sunday morning outing to local habitats will be led by Scott McKinlay. As usual we will set out from Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00am for an outing lasting around 3 hours. Don’t forget your binoculars!
Join us for our first Sunday morning field outing of the Autumn 2015 season. Dave Milsom will lead us to some local habitats where we will be keeping an especial eye out for migrating bird life. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00am from where we will car pool. Bring binoculars […]
October 14th, 7:30PM Peterborough Public Library Jan Thornhill is a member of the Toronto Mycological Society, who admits to being obsessed with fungi. She will be sharing her knowledge of the weird and wonderful wild mushrooms of our region at our October meeting. Jan is a renowned writer and illustrator of nature- and science-related children’s […]
September 9th, 7:30PM Peterborough Public Library Kim Zippel, Chair of the Harper Park Stewardship Initiative, will deliver a presentation on Harper Park, a 60 hectare municipal park located in the southwest end of Peterborough. Although impacted by surrounding development, the park has remained largely natural with a variety of biological communities, and high floral diversity […]
Each Sunday in September and October there will be local outings to observe migrating birds and other wildlife. Unless posted otherwise, the outings will begin at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street at 8.00a.m. Outings will last around three hours. Outing leaders will be announced in due course. If you are interested […]
This day trip will be a birding outing to the Niagara River, a designated Important Birding Area due to the variety and number of gulls which utilize the river in the late fall. More species can be observed in a day than anywhere else in the world. There will be thousands of gulls consisting […]
Join Martin Parker and Luke Berg for this traditional Grey Cup afternoon exploration of sites along the northwestern shore of Rice Lake. We will be looking for the later migrating ducks and other birds. Highlights will be the rafts of ducks riding the waves of Rice Lake and the scenic vistas overlooking the lake. Bring […]