Jane’s Walk next weekend, May 5th & 6th With only one week away, we’re gearing up to give this event a local promo blitz. The PFN is organizing two Jane’s Walks this year; one on Saturday and one on Sunday SATURDAY “Suburban Connections: how rooftops and roadways impact local streams” SUNDAY “The Wild Side of [...]
FRIENDS OF THE OSPREY hosted the Lake Ontario North Regional Meeting on 14 April 2012 at Ken Reid Conservation Area. They presented a very informative talk on their work with osprey in the Kawarthas. Their adventures with building osprey platforms, returning young to nests, catching osprey and attaching telemetry equipment has been very rewarding. Check [...]
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The annual Jackson Park Clean-up organized by Meredith Carter from the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority, is promising to be a wet and wild event this weekend. Meet at the main, west entrance to Jackson Park, on Parkhill Rd at Monaghan Road. Come Rain or Shine Volunteers are sent to a variety of locations throughout the [...]
Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN) in Ontario will once again participate in Jane’s Walk — the international event to commemorate Jane Jacobs and promote walkable neighbourhoods, urban literacy, cities planned for and by people. The PFN organized the first Peterborough Jane’s walk three years ago, and once again one our members are participating by leading one [...]
All are welcome to join us Wednesday, June 13th at 7:30pm, in the Auditorium of the Peterborough Public Library. The Pribilof Islands, sometimes called the ‘Galapagos of the North’, are tiny volcanic islands in the middle of the Bering Sea. This remote archipelago is home to almost a million northern fur seals (males are referred [...]
An all-day visit to the Carden Plain, an unusual alvar habitat that is home to an abundance of rare grassland bird species, butterflies and plants. Jerry Ball will guide us through this globally rare habitat is only 65km from Peterborough. The trip offers the chance of seeing such birds as the Loggerhead Shrike, Golden-wing warbler, [...]
Tony Bigg will lead this locally-based excursion to see birds and other wildlife. On April 1st, meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8am, from where we will car pool. Please do not forget to bring binoculars and a small contribution to gas costs.
Join PFN President, Martin Parker on May 13th for a wildlife excursion to local sites of interest. As usual, we will set out from Peterborough Zoo parking lot by car pool at 8am. The outing will last approximately 3 hours. Bring binoculars and a small contribution towards gas.