Join Martin Parker in this evening outing to listen to the spring chorus of frogs. The chorus will be dominated by Spring Peepers. We will also be listening for Chorus Frogs, Northern Leopard Frogs, and Wood Frogs. The outing will start from the north parking lot at the Peterborough Zoo, Water Street North, at 8:00 [...]
There are more ways than ever to keep up to date with club events and activities. Maybe receiving the paper copy of The Orchid in the mail each month puts a smile on your face. Maybe you like to scroll through the digital version that’s sent out by email. You may receive notices of blog [...]
Hot off the press, the December Orchid is online in record time! Click the Orchid image to download it now, or head over to the Orchid page to see a list all recent Orchids in PDF format that you can download and read at your leisure.
Webmaster update: The October Orchid link was dead for a few days, but the actual PDF file is now online and ready for download if you wish. My apologies to those who previously attempted to download it—sorry for any inconveniences. It’s a fun issue this month; the beaver article is a hoot. Download the October [...]
by Kari E. Gunson, Eco-Kare International, 644 Bethune Street, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, K9H 4A3, email@example.com and Frederick W. Schueler, Bishops Mills Natural History Centre, R.R. #2, Bishops Mills, Ontario, Canada, KOG 1T0, firstname.lastname@example.org To counteract road-kill, a direct consequence of road-wildlife interactions, transportation planners and wildlife biologists are working together to find solutions. Historically, transportation [...]
Ever wondered how to tell the difference between a Deertoe and a Fawnsfoot? A Pimpleback and a Wartyback? Whether a professional biologist, life-long naturalist or just a kid at heart, this guide will help you navigate the fascinating world of freshwater mussels. The Canadian Freshwater Mussel Guide is a combination reference book and field key [...]
MIGRATORY DRAGONFLY SHORT COURSE Point Pelee National Park, Ontario September 8, 2012 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Dragonfly migration occurs on every continent except Antarctica. In North America, huge numbers of dragonflies can be seen flying south in fall along both coasts and through the Midwest, but these migrations are still poorly understood. The Migratory [...]
Orkin Canada’s Incredible World of Bugs exhibit will be at Lansdowne Place Mall on Thursday, May 3 to Saturday, May 5. The displays explore the world of insects with many exotic species. The display also shows the role insects play in maintaining a healthy environment. A show worth seeing.
Hi folks. This is the first post of hopefully many more under the “Nature Art” tag. This isn’t specifically about Peterborough’s nature, but I wanted to kick-start this section with something truly inspirational; a brilliant animated piece of work about mother earth. As a hobbyist photographer and freelance web designer, I’m blown away by this [...]