Posts by Lynn

Volunteer Corner – A Request

For 18 years PFN members have enjoyed refreshments at the Club meetings, thanks to Emily Pettypiece and her backup, Don Pettypiece. However, they feel it is time to retire from this job and they encourage others to come forward to take their place. Many thanks to Emily & Don! Please contact Lynn Smith smithfam@nexicom.net if…

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Member Survey: Digital Communications

Hello PFN Membership, To serve you better, the PFN Board would like to learn more about how you interact with various modes of digital communication (our website, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below. The results will help us to understand how we can better serve club information to you and…

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ORCHID EDITOR NEEDED!

Over the last 3 years our Orchid Editor, Marla, has done an incredible job putting together an outstanding monthly newsletter. Thank you! Now, Marla has decided to move on to other adventures…so… Our Club needs someone to take on the job as Editor of the Orchid newsletter. Marla is willing to help with the transition. For more…

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FROM THE VOLUNTEER CORNER!

Volunteers needed to man the Club’s display table! Location:  Buckhorn Fine Art Festival, Buckhorn Community Centre, 1782 Lakehurst Rd Date:   Saturday August 13th OR Sunday August 14th Shifts:   10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. OR 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. For just a few hours of volunteering you will have the opportunity to explore the festival  (buckhornfineart.com) Contact…

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East Cross Forest Bioblitz Needs YOU!

HOST: Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust & Kawartha Conservation Supported by Ontario Trillium Foundation DATE: Fri May 13th to Sat. May 14th The East Cross Forest (540 hectares) is designated as a Natural Core Area on the Oak Ridges Moraine. It can be accessed from 4560 Devitts Road, Scugog Township or at 4531 Boundary Road.…

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Monthly Meeting: Dec 9th/ Members Slide Show Night

The members’ slide show at out December meeting is an annual PFN tradition! Show fellow PFN members your photos of a recent trip.  Display those great nature moments or wildlife encounters that you’ve recently experienced.  This is our night to “show and tell!” Don’t delay……Contact Jim Young at jbyoung559@gmail.com or phone 705-760-9397 to sign yourself…

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Reptiles at Risk are Coming to Town!

reptiles at risk on the road

A free interactive Workshop about Ontario reptiles will be held on Saturday November 14th from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Environment Centre,  2505 Pioneer Rd.,  near Trent University,  Peterborough. It will feature live reptiles such as the grey ratsnake, eastern foxsnake, eastern milksnake, snapping turtle, blandings turtle, spotted turtle and more.  After a presentation…

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Monthly Meeting: Ontario’s Mussels ‘At Risk’

Mussels play an important role in the ecosystem of our lakes and rivers.  There are over forty native species of mussels in Ontario, yet 40% of species are at risk in the south of the province.  Kevin Loftus, manager of The Fish Culture Section at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, will present to…

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The 75th Anniversary of the Peterborough Field Naturalists

You are Invited to the 75th Anniversary Event ! This is your day, folks. All ages are welcome. Choose any or all of the planned events. It’s a day to enjoy with friends, the 75 years that the Peterborough Field Naturalists has been in existence. DATE:  Monday May 18, 2015 (the Victoria Day long weekend)…

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Volunteers Needed at the PFN booth at the Peterborough Garden Show

******The Peterborough Field Naturalists will have a booth and display at the annual Peterborough Garden Show. www.peterboroughgardenshow.com. AND YES we ARE looking for volunteers to take a 3 or 4 hour shift at the booth. We need 2 people for each shift. It is fun to meet and chat with folks who are interested in…

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