We the people are for the environment

Sign a letter to Premier Doug Ford, Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Cabinet Ministers. With your help, we can demonstrate that Ontarians care deeply about the office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, and expect government to take meaningful steps to secure a brighter future for Ontario’s natural systems and environment. Sign the letter below…

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Monthly Meeting: Members’ Slide Show Night Dec 12th

Monthly Meeting: Members’ Slide Show NightCamp Kawartha Environment Centre2505 Pioneer Rd – PeterboroughDate(s) – 12/12/20187:30 pm The members’ slide show, held at our December monthly meeting is a highly anticipated annual PFN tradition. Show fellow PFN members your photos of a recent trip. Display those great nature moments or wildlife encounters that you have recently…

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Environment Centre Day Camps

Environment Centre Day Camps Camp Kawartha offers a variety of day camps at our Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road, Peterborough.https://campkawartha.ca/environmental-education-centre/environmental-day-camps/

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Peterborough Region Christmas Bird Counts

Participate in the longest running Annual Wildlife Survey This is the 119 th year Christmas Bird Counts are being held across North America. Join this Christmas Birding Tradition.It is an excellent opportunity to learn about our winter birds and participate the largest citizen-science project. If you are unable to participate in one of the field…

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KLT Hosts Dr. Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

A .pdf of Dr. Saxe’s presentation is now posted on the Kawartha Land Trust website: http://kawarthalandtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-11-15-Kawartha-Land-Trust-protected-areas-FINAL-web.pdf More than 300 individuals came out to listen to Dr. Dianne Saxe, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, speak about Ontario’s Protected Land Shortfall, despite messy weather and roads on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Dr. Saxe talked about the commitment Canada has…

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Discover Parks Canada Winter 2018-2019

Parks Canada pass

Discovery Pass Order your Family/Group Discovery Pass by December 31, 2018 and receive 20% off! The Discovery Pass is your gateway to history, nature, and adventure from coast to coast to coast. Consider these benefits: Unlimited admission for 12 full months from date of purchase at over 80 Parks Canada places that typically charge a…

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We the people are for the environment

Please sign and share: The Government of Ontario announced plans on November 15, 2018 to eliminate the office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) and transfer much of its responsibility to the jurisdiction of the Auditor General. This misguided decision effectively undercuts the power and independence of Ontario’s environmental watchdog. The ECO provides independent,…

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Winter Wildlife Tracking

Don McLeod Wolf Track

December to March Once again, PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of December to March, focusing on tracks and other wildlife signs. These outings will be scheduled when weather conditions permit. The place and time will be announced by e-mail shortly before each outing. Anyone…

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Peterborough Gets Active 2.0 in June 2019

Peterborough Gets Active 2.0 in June 2019. Through this initiative, children and families are able to participate in various activates at no cost, therefore promoting physical activity, removing financial barriers, and increasing access to recreation.

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Official Plan Open Houses

The city has issued a media release to announce the dates and times for the Official Plan Open Houses. As was announced at the working group, the details are as follows:   Monday, November 26, 2018, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Presentations – 6:30 pm for Urban Design, 7:30 pm for Natural Heritage Location – St. Alphonsus…

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