Back in the Ecosystem, Trumpeter Swans in Ontario – Members Only

Donna Lewis has been working at Adena Springs North as the Swan Keepersince 2005. Not originally hired as such it was an interestinglearning curve. The Trumpeter swans are now a passion project that hasbeen going on for 16 years. The swans are also the passion of hundredsof regular people involved with their restoration. Learn how…

CANCELLED – Lang Hastings Rail Trail – Part 1

The LHT offers so many opportunities to see nature up close and enjoy great views of the countryside south of Peterborough. Steve Paul will lead this walk on the Heritage Line to Nelson Road section which crosses Indian River and goes alongside a pine forest and a meadow habitat. There will be great chances to…

CANCELLED – Kermit’s Friends and Timber-doodles! – Members Only

OUTING IS NOW FULL The dusk air of the spring carries the mating songs of various species of frogs and the sky dance of the American Woodcock or Timber-doodle. Join Martin Parker and Karina Bissonnette (Trent U. placement student with the PFN) for a two-hour outing to learn to distinguish between the different species of…

CANCELLED – Lang Hastings Rail Trail – Part 2

Steve Paul will again lead a walk along the LHT, this time from Keene Road to Technology Drive and back. This section of the Lang-Hastings Trail travels through two beautiful marshland sections with a deciduous forest in the middle. This mixed habitat is great to see all that spring has to offer with the chance…

CANCELLED – Johnston Drive Pond Trail

This area is a hidden gem few people know exist, and provides a great opportunity to see and hear some shy and elusive herons, bitterns and rails. There were 34 species seen on this walk last spring. This outing definitely requires rubber boots, and provides a few crossing challenges, so is rated as moderate difficulty.…

CANCELLED – Springtime in the Cavan Hills

Participants will meet at the home of Lynn & Larry Smith, on Tapley 1⁄4 Line in Cavan township. Enjoy a looped hike along a rail trail, ATV trails and along…

CANCELLED – Early Wildflowers at Fleming

Starting around mid-April, there is a constant, changing display of beautiful, spring ephemeral wildflowers. In this little forest located on the Sutherland campus of Fleming College, early May has good…