Join the Peterborough Field Naturalists

The Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN) is a registered charity and active club in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. We meet at 7:30pm the second Wednesday of the month Sept-Dec and Feb-June at the Camp Kawartha Environment Center at Trent University. We welcome all to join us at these events.

Junior Naturalists

Family members with kids participate in our Junior Field Naturalists outings.

Recent Posts

Stewardship & Sustainability at Heart of Trent Lands & Nature Areas Plan Update

By marilynh | February 14, 2019

Input, sharing and dialogue underway at Trent University and in community to inform and steward the future of Trent Lands   Published Thursday, February 7, 2019   With the goal…

Invitation to Nature Day on Parliament Hill

By marilynh | February 14, 2019

Dear Lake Ontario North Nature Network Members, I am pleased to send you the attached invitation to join Ontario Nature and Nature Canada for a special event in Ottawa on…

The science of nature: For citizens, by citizens

By marilynh | February 13, 2019

Amateurs serve as an early warning system for the natural world OPINION 07:32 PM by James Schaefer Special to The Examiner Citizen scientists, including local birders, can now use technology…

Native Plant Sale

By marilynh | February 12, 2019

The North American Native Plant Society is proud to announce three native plant sales planned for this spring. 2019 NANPS plant sale flyer

Harper Park

Learn more about the Brook Trout study taking place in Harper Park. Thanks to you, all of the fish have been successfully funded!

The Orchid

Each month from September to June hardworking volunteers prepare our issue of the Orchid Bulletin. Members of the PFN receive a hard copy of the Orchid delivered right to their door. The Bulletin is full of excellent articles, prepared by many of our members. It is excellent reading material and a great way to stay connected to what is happening with all things nature in Peterborough. Our monthly newsletter can be downloaded as a PDF.