The Peterborough Field Naturalists Welcome You!

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.

"To know, appreciate, and conserve nature in all its forms."

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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!

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Latest from our blog

Our blog is managed by many of our hardworking volunteers. It is a great way to stay connected to the activities of the Peterborough Field Naturalists. Check out what is happening here!

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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 on. 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.

The Orchid 

Junior Naturalists

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

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Peterborough County Bat Survey

Do you manage a farm or church building? Let us know about the occurrence of roosting bats. 

Read more about the bat survey