Beginners and families welcome! Discover signs of spring like waterfowl mating displays. Otters, mink and red fox are also possible. This half day outing, led by Sean Smith, will focus on the waterfowl which overwinter on the open waters of the Otonabee River and Little Lake during the winter months. The variety and number of [...]
Come out for some snow-shoeing and animal tracking along with hot chocolate in the woods! Equipment will be supplied. Bring warm clothes and boots. Keep fingers crossed for snow!
Bring your skiis if you have them, but most sizes can be supplied at the camp unless you need very small ones. Come dresssed warmly and ready to hit the trails – if there’s no snow we will hit them anyway!
October’s outing saw us making string from milkweed, feeding chick-a-dees, watching a marsh hawk and playing multiple variations of predator/prey games at Miller Creek. Thanks to everyone for coming out. This month the Junior Naturalists are going to meet at the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre where our good friend Glen Caradus is going to join us for [...]
“Fall in the Creek”, no not really but we will meet at the Miller Creek Conservation Area to see how the fall season changes the wetland. Bring a pair of rubber boots if you want to get a little further from shore. I will bring the nets and some binoculars. Miller Creek – located along 7th [...]
All Juniors – A new season is upon us. I invite you all out on Sept. 30 1:45 at the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre located at Trent University. Bring a camera (simple is fine) and we can explore the nature world through photography. We will throw in some fun games and hiking to round off the afternoon. Bring [...]
Thirteen members of the Peterborough Field Naturalists held a successful outing along the Otonabee River and Little Lake on Saturday afternoon, February 20. The cold temperatures the previous night resulted extensive amounts of new ice. On the open water stretches between Trent University and Lakefield there were Canada Geese, Mallards, Common Goldeneyes, Common Mergansers and [...]
This half day outing, led by Martin Parker, will focus on the waterfowl which overwinter on the open waters of the Otonabee River and Little Lake during the winter months. The variety and number of birds depends on the amount of open water and ice. The outing will also visit the bird feeding stations operated [...]