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Posts Tagged ‘Mammals’

Wildlife Tracking Outings

Once again this year PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of January to March, focusing on tracks and other wildlife sign. These outings will be scheduled when weather conditions permit. The place and time will be announced by email shortly before each outing. Anyone interested…

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Winter wildlife tracking outings January-March 2016

Once again this year PFN member and expert tracker Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of January to March 2016 focusing on tracks and other wildlife sign. These outings will be scheduled when conditions permit. The place and time will be announced shortly before each outing by email. Any one interested in attending should send an…

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Dusk Wildlife Walk Saturday 2nd May 2015

Join Paul Elliott for a chance to explore a Kawartha Land Trust site at dusk. Situated between Young’s Point and Lakefield in the Township of Selwyn, the Dance property is part of a provincially significant wetland, as well as creeks, forests, old fields and other diverse habitats. Ultrasonic bat detectors will be used to locate…

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Winter wildlife tracking outings

Are you interested in observing wildlife tracks and sign near Peterborough? Don McLeod will lead one or more outings during the months of January to March of 2015 which will focus on tracks and other wildlife sign. These outings will be scheduled when conditions permit, with details on place and time being announced later by…

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Monthly Meeting

All are welcome to join us at the Peterborough Public Library (344 Aylmer St N) at 7:30pm on Wednesday, November 12. Dr. Chris Kyle of Trent University and the Natural Resources DNA Profiling and Forensic Centre will discuss how DNA is being used to answer questions about the movement and habitat preferences of the American…

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Monthly Meeting: Understanding the Eastern Wolf

All are welcome to join us at the Peterborough Public Library (344 Aylmer St N) at 7:30pm on Wednesday, May 14. The talk will focus on the relationship among wolves and coyotes in North America and examine the future of wolf conservation in Ontario. Linda Rutledge received her PhD in Environmental and Life Sciences at…

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Monthly Meeting: Mammal Tracks & Sign In The Kawarthas

Presenter: Don McLeod (PFN member & retired Fleming Fish & Wildlife Professor) Wild mammals in Ontario are rarely seen aside from a few notable exceptions such as the squirrel species. However, many mammals are active at night and frequently leave clues which betray their passage. Examples of these clues include tracks, scat, kill sites and feeding evidence. Don will…

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Winter Birds Along the Otonabee – and more

Beginners and families welcome! Discover signs of spring like waterfowl mating displays. Otters, mink and red fox are also possible. This half day outing, led by Sean Smith, will focus on the waterfowl which overwinter on the open waters of the Otonabee River and Little Lake during the winter months. The variety and number of…

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