PFN Juniors: leaf press art event with Creating Space

Creating Space 441 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, ontario, Canada

We'll collect leaves from street-side trees, and identify them based on their shapes. These are some of the trees we see every day, but too often overlook their beauty. Then we'll go inside, where volunteers from Creating Space will show us how to make beautiful cards from pressing leaves with paint. Kids will make cards…

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PFN Juniors: let’s do nature art (wood pendants)

Art Gallery of Peterborough 250 Crescent Street, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Peterborough Junior Naturalists are teaming up with the Art Gallery of Peterborough for a nature art event. The Art Gallery of Peterborough has "Family Sundays", where families can come for free to visit the gallery and make some art.  For this Family Sunday, we'll be decorating wood pendants with pressed flowers and leaves.  Make…

Peterborough Junior Naturalists POLLINATOR POWER Workshop! 

Riverview Park & Zoo 1300 Water Street North, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

September 29 is a PA day in Peterborough, making it a perfect opportunity to join the Peterborough Junior Naturalists for a POLLINATOR POWER Workshop! Otonabee Conservation staff will lead the group with activities, games & a nature hike to identify & learn about pollinators. Register early to save your spot! This event is FREE for…

Junior Naturalists! Join us for “Turtle Encounters: Up Close & Personal”

Meet the education ambassador turtles at the Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre. We’ll have the opportunity to see them up-close and hear their stories. We’ll also learn about the 8 different species of turtles in Ontario, why we are losing them, and how we can help protect them. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Only…

Attention Junior Naturalists! Come hang out for an afternoon of AMAZING BATS!

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Paul Elliott, bat enthusiast and environmental education specialist, will share his knowledge of these amazing animals. Many of the things people think they know about bats are wrong, but the truth can be even stranger! For children ages 5 to 12 (plus interested siblings). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Spots are limited, so…

KIDS’ CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT!

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

ATTENTION ALL JUNIOR NATURALISTS Save this date for the KIDS’ CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT! Join us for an important opportunity to help with scientific research and learn more about the birds who winter in Peterborough. To register, contact Shelley King at [email protected]. This event is FREE for members and is suitable for ages 5 to 12…

Nature Journaling for the Junior Naturalists

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Anyone who loves animals, plants, fungi or bugs, or just being outdoors can have fun with their own nature journal. Together we will learn how to use the power of…

Junior Naturalists Wildlife Tracking

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Have you ever wondered whose animal tracks you see in the snow and the mud? Hop, skip or jump to a morning of discovery to unearth the "stories" revealed by various tracks made by wildlife in our area. Don McLeod, avid observer of nature and long-time PFN member, will help us understand the signs wildlife…

For the PFN Junior Naturalists: Welcome Spring with NATURE PUPPETS!

Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Design and make your own Nature Sock Puppet using materials inspired by nature and then bring your puppets to life with professional puppetry techniques. The workshop will be led by…