Once again it is the spring cleanup. South Peel has been sponsoring a cleanup site in Oakville since 2003. The nature of the location has changed over the years with more building on the site, but it still attracts a wide range of birds and animals, including American Woodcock, fox and coyote. Bags and gloves … Continue reading Earth Day Cleanup in Oakville Sat. Apr. 27
Volunteer tasks will include shoreline/trail cleanup, trail maintenance, removal of invasive species and planting native trees and shrubs. Saturday, April 13, 2019 — 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Saturday, May 11, 2019 — 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Saturday, June 8, 2019 — 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Meet at the Bexhill Road entrance. … Continue reading Volunteer for Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
Mississauga's favourite maple tradition returns to the Bradley Museum for March Break, and SPNC will have a table at the event on Mon. March 11 and Tues. March 12. Bradley House is located at 1620 Orr Road, Mississauga L5J 4T2. SPNC will be in The Anchorage building. culture.mississauga.ca/event/bradley-museum/maple-magic-2019 The following activities run daily from 12 … Continue reading Visit SPNC at Bradley House during March Break
The Great Canadian Birdathon, formerly known as the Baillie Birdathon, raises funds for bird conservation across Canada. Funds raised are administered by Bird Studies Canada, the leading science-based bird conservation organization in Canada. A portion of funds raised by local birders is returned to their local club to support local projects and initiatives. In the … Continue reading Volunteer needed
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.
The following message has come to our attention via OntBirds: Yesterday a proposal to create an open hunting season of cormorants from March 15th to December 31st was posted on the Environmental Registry – bag limit of 50/day and NO possession limit. The statement that it will “not affect sustainability” seems to lack scientific proof … Continue reading Cormorants in Ontario
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
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 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
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.