CANCELLED – Kermit’s Friends and Timber-doodles! Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:30 p.m.

Kermit’s Friends and Timber-doodles! Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Tim Horton’s in Canadian Tire/Sobey’s Plaza, Lansdowne St. West 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 for a 2 hour outing to listen…

CANCELLED – Nature in the City: Chimney Swift Roosts

Nature in the City: Chimney Swift Roosts Thursday, May 14, 2020, 8:15 p.m. Meet on top level of King St Parking Garage, located between George and Aylmer Streets From the roof of the parking garage, you have a great view of the swifts gathering in the sky and then entering their roosts in one of…

Early Fall Migrants at Presqu’ile, Saturday, September 12

Early Fall Migrants at Presqu’ile Saturday, September 12, 2020: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Presqu’ile Provincial Park, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, is one of the prime birding locations in the province and hosts lots of other natural wonders.  This initial outing of the fall season will visit the park to look for…

Fall Forest Birding on the Canadian Shield

Fall Forest Birding on the Canadian Shield Sunday, September 20th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Kawartha Land Trust’s Ingelton-Wells property has a good variety of forest birds that breed on site. With migration underway, additional species will be moving through and will hopefully add to the list for the morning. Located on the north…

Ballyduff Trails Nature Walk

Ballyduff Trails Nature Walk Sunday, September 27th, 9:00a.m. -1:00 p.m. Don McLeod will lead a nature walk along the Ballyduff Trails near Bethany. We will be looking for birds plus wildlife tracks and sign. We will also check out the tall grass prairie. These trails and the scenery are beautiful! The Ballyduff Trails are on…

Change is Underfoot in Millbrook – From Jail to Nature Area

Change is Underfoot in Millbrook - From Jail to Nature Area Sunday, October 4th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The former Millbrook Correctional Centre property has become very popular with local naturalists who are hoping, with the help of Kawartha Land Trust, to preserve the land as open space. The actual site of the demolished…

Fall Nature on the Farm

Fall Nature on the Farm Sunday October 18, 1:00-4:00 p.m. PFN member Bruce Kidd invites other members to join him and Martin Parker in an exploration of the fields and woodlands of his farm property in Douro-Dummer Township.  This outing will provide an opportunity to kick leaves, look at late blooming flowers, discover migrating birds…

KLT Christie Bentham Property Tour

KLT Christie Bentham Property Tour Saturday, November 7, 1-4:00 p.m. Kawartha Land Trust is undertaking a special fundraising campaign to purchase the beautiful Christie Bentham Wetland property located south of Burleigh Falls. Also referred to as the Clear Lake North Wetland, its rare, undisturbed shoreline and wetlands contribute to the water quality of the surrounding…

Escape to the forest in the City

Escape to the forest in the City Sunday, November 15th, 1-4:00 p.m. There is a small forest on the campus of Fleming College that is truly a beauty. It consists mostly of mixed hardwoods with a stream flowing though a ravine and in spring it is carpeted with wildflowers. The woods have been undisturbed long…

Wave Riders of Rice Lake

Wave Riders of Rice Lake Sunday, November 22 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Join Martin Parker for this traditional Grey Cup afternoon exploration of sites along the northwestern shore of Rice Lake.  We will be looking for the later migrating ducks and other birds.  Highlights will be the rafts of ducks riding the waves…