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Christmas Bird Count Dec. 15

The 2018 Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will be held on Saturday, December 15th. This is our 56th count as an official Audubon CBC circle. You do not have to be an expert or even intermediate level birder to participate. Visit our Christmas Bird Count page for more information.

Nov. 2-4 “Born with Music” Conservation Photography Exhibition

Come learn more about the largest water birds in the world, that were hunted out of existence in Ontario, and that were brought back, after a 200-year absence, through the dedicated work of volunteers over the past 35 years. Be captivated by the majestic world of the Trumpeters, hear amazing stories about individual Trumpeters, while … Continue reading Nov. 2-4 “Born with Music” Conservation Photography Exhibition

Volunteers needed for Halton Forest Festival Sept. 8

The public day of the Halton Forest Festival takes place this year on Saturday, September 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area. South Peel Naturalists’ Club has again been invited to host a table at this event. Last year, our display of ‘natural’ items generated a lot of interest among … Continue reading Volunteers needed for Halton Forest Festival Sept. 8

Ontario Nature 2018 Youth Summit registration now open

Ontario Nature is excited to share that registration for their highly-anticipated, 9th annual Youth Summit for Biodiversity and Environmental Leadership is now open. Ontario Nature welcomes 100 environmental leaders from high schools across the province to come together for a weekend of nature exploration, networking and outdoor fun. This year’s summit will be held from September 21 to … Continue reading Ontario Nature 2018 Youth Summit registration now open

2018 Summer Walks now posted

Our Monday evening walks start on May 14 and continue until August 27. All walks start at 7:00 p.m. sharp and last about 2 hours. Click here for the schedule and locations. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and be prepared for biting insects.

Apr. 3 event at Riverwood: Changes in Birds in Peel and Ontario

Changes in Birds in Peel and Ontario within the Last 100 years Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 7:00pm - 8:30pm Presenter: Dr. Bill McIlveen Dr. McIlveen looks back at the changes in the wild bird population in Peel and Halton using both historical and contemporary data. There have been both losses and gains. Location: Chappell House, … Continue reading Apr. 3 event at Riverwood: Changes in Birds in Peel and Ontario