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Discover what we have to offer and support environmental education and conservation in Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Join the Peterborough Field Naturalists by signing up for an annual membership today.

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. Currently on Hold.

Read the Orchid

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.



Upcoming Events

In addition to our monthly meetings, the PFN organizes outings to explore nature. Due to Covid 19, we are limiting the number of people who can attend and registration is necessary. As a result outings are for members only until further notice.

Junior Naturalists

We offer events geared towards kids aged 5-12 on a regular basis. Run by environmental educators from Peterborough. Come out and try an event to see if you'd like to join!



Upcoming Events

Change is Underfoot in Millbrook – From Jail to Nature Area

Change is Underfoot in Millbrook – From Jail to Nature Area Sunday, October 4th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The former Millbrook Correctional Centre property has become very popular with local naturalists who are hoping, with the help of Kawartha Land Trust, to preserve the land as open space. The actual site of the demolished…

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Ballyduff Trails Nature Walk

Ballyduff Trails Nature Walk Sunday, September 27th, 9:00a.m. -1:00 p.m. Don McLeod will lead a nature walk along the Ballyduff Trails near Bethany. We will be looking for birds plus wildlife tracks and sign. We will also check out the tall grass prairie. These trails and the scenery are beautiful! The Ballyduff Trails are on…

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