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!
Contact pfnjuniors@gmail.com for details.

Upcoming Junior Events

PFN Juniors: leaf press art event with Creating Space

By jfitzsimmons
June 9 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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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De-pave paradise at Millennium Park

By Lara
June 1 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

On Saturday June 1, the PFN is joining Green Communities Canada and Peterborough GreenUP at one of the largest Depave Paradise projects in Canada. Last fall, volunteers and partners helped to remove 787 square metres of asphalt. Now it’s time to plant a new rain garden! The garden will help protect the Otonabee River water…

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