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

Photo of wood cross-cuts drying on a plate

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: leaf press art event with Creating Space

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

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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