Due to scheduling conflicts during the month of September, there will not be a Junior Field Naturalists event. The JFN event will resume in October, and we’ll ensure that this outing will be double the fun.
All are welcome to join us at the Peterborough Public Library (344 Aylmer St N) at 7:30pm on Wednesday, October 8, for a presentation by Colin Jones of the Natural Heritage Information Centre at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Dragonflies and damselflies are beautiful and truly fascinating creatures! From the Ebony Jewelwing to [...]
All are welcome to join us at the Peterborough Public Library (344 Aylmer St N) at 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 10, for a presentation by Tyler Wheeldon, phD candidate at Trent University. Light refreshments will be available for a donation, and please lug-a-mug to help us reduce use of disposable cups.
The Niagara River in the late fall hosts more species of gulls than any other location in the world. On a good day up to twelve species can be found. In addition to the gulls there are a host of other water birds – swans, ducks, loons, etc. The southern location of Niagara also results [...]
Join us for the last of our Sunday morning outings this fall. Jerry Ball will lead us on an exploration of local habitats. We will carpool to local sites from the parking lot of Peterborough Zoo at 8.00a.m. The outing will last approximately three hours. You should dress for the weather and bring a pair [...]
Join us for the latest in our autumn series of Sunday morning wildlife walks. This week’s will be led by Walter Wehtje of Trent University. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00a.m. from where we will carpool to local sites of interest for birding and other nature observation. Bring a pair of binoculars and [...]
PFN member Tony Bigg will lead this week’s Sunday morning walk. Tony is a expert birder and all-round naturalist. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00am from where we will carpool to local sites of interest. Bring a pair of binoculars or birding scope and be ready to make a small contribution to gas [...]
Join the PFN’s Jerry Ball for the latest in our series of Sunday morning walks. Jerry is a great naturalist and expert birder. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00a.m. from where we will carpool to locations around Peterborough County. The outing will last about three hours. Wear suitable clothing and bring binoculars/scope and [...]
Join Paul Frost, the David Schindler Professor of Aquatic Sciences at Trent University for an outing to a local marshland. Loggerhead Marsh is a locally significant wetland that contains a significant area of cattail marsh, patches of forested wetland, and expanses of wet meadows. Its outflow stream flows through several forested areas and downstream into [...]
Join PFN member and author Drew Monkman for the first of this season’s Sunday morning wildlife walks. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00a.m. From the parking lot we will carpool to local sites to observe birds and other wildlife. The outing will last approximately three hours. Bring binoculars, dress appropriately and be ready [...]