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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

Canada 150 Lecture at Riverwood on Sept. 13

Ornithology students at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) have been collecting data on abundance and diversity of passerine birds in Erindale Park and UTM over the past three years. Learn what these surveys can teach us about local passerines in light of changes associated with urban environments and climate. Celebrate 150 programming at The … Continue reading Canada 150 Lecture at Riverwood on Sept. 13

SPNC members receive Ontario Nature awards

Longime SPNC members Bev Kingdon and Bill McIlveen were each recipients of a prestigious Conservation Award from Ontario Nature in June 2017. Beverly Kingdon (on left) was awarded the 2017 J.R. Dymond Public Service Award for distinguished public service resulting in exceptional environmental achievement. Bev was instrumental in the reintroduction of trumpeter swans to Ontario, where … Continue reading SPNC members receive Ontario Nature awards