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

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 of assisting Trent to achieve its vision of a “sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to…

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Invitation to Nature Day on Parliament Hill

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 April 9th to meet with MPs and Catherine McKenna, our federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. This is an excellent opportunity to impress upon…

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The science of nature: For citizens, by citizens

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 to track and document nature. This Northern Cardinal was photographed in Peterborough. – MARTIN PARKER/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER In their thousands, they are coming —…

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Native Plant Sale

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

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SOS: Save Ontario Species

https://ontarionature.good.do/esa/support/ Under the guise of “enabling positive outcomes for species at risk” the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) is reviewing the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA). Allegedly responding to criticisms that the ESA is administratively burdensome and creates “barriers to economic development,” the government’s discussion paper is closely aligned with its broader…

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The Climate Horizon: A Public Lecture by Gwynne Dyer Feb 11th

Gwynne Dyer, Canadian author, journalist, columnist, broadcaster, and lecturer, will address one of today’s most urgent global issues – climate change. Climate change is a reality. Dwindling resources, massive population shifts, natural disasters, spreading epidemics, drought, rising sea levels, plummeting agricultural yields, crashing economies, political extremism – are some of the expected consequences in the…

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Monthly Meeting: Love is in the Air Feb 13/19

  Monthly Meeting: Love is in the Air Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd – Peterborough Date(s) – 02/13/2019 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Location Camp Kawartha Environment Centre Susan Chow is a lab demonstrator/technician in the Biology Department at Trent University. She will enhance out St. Valentine’s season with a photographic exploration of…

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PFN World Wetlands Day Walk at Trent

It was a great walk today at Trent Wildlife Santuary. Thank you to everyone for coming out. Our bird count was as follows: 5 hairy woodpeckers 3 blue jays 20 black-capped chickadees 2 white-breasted nuthatches 6 American tree sparrows 2 dark-eyed juncos 3 northern cardinals    

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Environment Centre Day Camps

Camp Kawartha offers a variety of day camps at our Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road, Peterborough. Click the links below for a description of each camp. 2019 Winter Day Camps – Peterborough SESSION NAME AGES 2019 DATES TIME FEES Winter Day Camp 6-12 Wed, Jan 2 – Fri, Jan 4, 2019 (3 days) 9:00am-4:00pm  $185…

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