The Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN) is a registered charity and active club in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. We are currently holding Zoom meetings each month with intriguing topics and speakers. These are members - only events and we send an email out each month with details. Sign up to be a member now, don't miss out!
Each year our hard working volunteers distribute 8 issues of our monthly bulletin to members. The Orchid is full of excellent articles that can help keep you connected to nature in Peterborough.
Due to Covid 19, we have cancelled outings until at least mid-February. At that time we will consider resuming but we will require registration and will limit the numbers attending. As a result, outings will be for members only until further notice.
Spring migration is underway, and these are two prime locations for birders. The trails travel through several different habitats which are ideal for variety. You should also be hearing calling…Read More
The dusk air of the spring carries the mating songs of various species of frogs and the sky dance of the American Woodcock or Timber-doodle. Join Martin Parker and Karina…Read More
On this trip, we will look for spring migrants – primarily waterfowl – and wewill visit various access points on the north shore of Rice Lake, between Keene and Hastings.…Read More
Donna Lewis has been working at Adena Springs North as the Swan Keepersince 2005. Not originally hired as such it was an interestinglearning curve. The Trumpeter swans are now a…Read More
With the increasing hours of sunlight and lengthening days in March, the spring migration is underway. This trip will visit various locationsalong the Otonabee River from Little Lake to Lakefield…Read More
Guest speaker: Verena Sesin, Ph.D. candidate in the Environmental and Life Sciences program at Trent University in Peterborough. Verena is originally from Germany, where she completed her B.A. in Science…Read More
Guest speaker: Dr. Bridget Stutchbury, professor of biology and Canada Research Chair in Ecology and Conservation Biology at York University. She is also the author of the book “Silence of…Read More