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A Morning Walk Around Ashburnham Memorial Park

June 23 @ 8:00 AM 11:00 AM

A Morning Walk Around Ashburnham Memorial Park in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough

Ashburnham Memorial Park is an iconic landmark in Peterborough, and one of the tallest drumlins in the area. It is known locally as “Armour Hill,” but it is much more than just a tobogganing hill or a look-out. It is a 15-acre urban park, home to 276 species (iNaturalist) and 114 bird species (eBird). It is a birding and nature hotspot! PFN members are invited to join Steve Paul and the Ashburnham Memorial Stewardship Group (AMSG) as they collaborate for a walk around this beautiful urban forest. This is an opportunity to help AMSG add species to their iNaturalist project and to learn about some of the current issues facing this forest. You will learn how this space came to be a WW1 Memorial Park. There will be an opportunity to share your ideas for future infrastructure changes on Armour Hill. To register: Contact Steve at [email protected]. Confirmation and final meeting details will be sent to registered participants. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy walking shoes and bring binoculars and your iNaturalist App. Accessibility: Moderate difficulty (walking on uneven terrain, unofficial trails, up and down a drumlin)

The AMSG is grateful to their current funders and supporters, including a City of Peterborough community grant, a Rotary Environmental Innovators Fund from the Rotary Club of Peterborough, Trent Community Research Centre support and a recent award for Community Commitment to Student Learning.

Sunday, June 23

8 to 11 a.m.

20 participants