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Junior Field Naturalists

Join us in inspiring the next generation of nature lovers in our community.

Activities are geared for ages 5 to 12, but kids of all ages are welcome (parents stay and participate). Our events are led by PFN members and individuals from other organizations in our community who volunteer to share their knowledge and skills with us. We also organize environmental stewardship activities for kids to get involved and inspired.

Not a member yet? You are welcome to join at any time during the year!
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Upcoming Junior Events

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

By jfitzsimmons
2020-01-05 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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…

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PFN Juniors: Christmas Bird Count

By jfitzsimmons
December 14 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn how to look for birds! Snacks, prizes, and special entertainment. Outdoor hike to count birds (dress warmly) followed by indoor activities. RSVP (below) and PFN membership required. Not a member yet? Child memberships are only $10 per year. Now is a great time to join!

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