Chimney Swift Roost Counts – Members Only

Chris Risley will once again be coordinating counts of Chimney Swifts entering their roost on five days this spring. PFN members are invited to join him. Come watch 80 to…

PFN Monthly Meeting: Owls – Members Only

The presentation by Marcie Jacklin will feature owls of Southern Ontario. It will be of interest to young and old, beginning and more experienced bird watchers. She will discuss identification…

Butterflies Along the Lang-Hastings Trail – Members Only

This outing is an introduction to butterfly watching along asection of the Lang-Hastings trail. The focus will be onlearning how to distinguish between the different speciespresent in early July. Join outing leaders Colleen Lynch andDon McLeod for this enjoyable learning event. Bring binoculars, camera and insect repellent and dress for the weather forecast of the…

Bats in Jackson Park – Members Only

Enjoy a night walk with Paul Elliott looking for some of our local bats feeding on the wing in Jackson Park. We will use ultrasonic bat detectors to listen to any bats we encounter. Other nocturnal wildlife may also be seen. Bring a flashlight, bug repellent and dress appropriately for the weather. Children welcome. Register…

Hazel Bird Nature Reserve – Members Only

Historically, the Rice Lake Plains were covered with tallgrass prairies and oak savannah. Dominated by massiveblack and white oak, grasses like big bluestem, Indiangrass and switchgrass grew more than two…

A Step Back in Time -Members Only

Mark S Burnham Provincial Park is an old growth forest on ourdoorstep. Please join us for a nature hike focused on Tree IDand reading the forested landscape. Trent University students,Kaylen…

The Hidden Birding Trail

Walking the path along the south drumlin at Trent University is often very productive for sighting birds, especially during migration. Chris Risley knows the area well and will help participants…

Early Fall in the Cavan Hills

Enjoy a hike along rail and ATV trails in the rolling hills southwest of Peterborough. Participants will meet at the home of Lynn & Larry Smith on Tapley 1⁄4 Line in…

Fabulous Fungi

Fungi come in an incredible variety of different sizes, shapes,and colours. One of the best places to find them is in an oldgrowth forest and Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park…