As many of us have heard, Bill McIlveen is retiring from the position of Evening Walks Coordinator. He has volunteered for this job for some forty years and has done a stellar job. Huge thanks to Bill for his contributions! The new coordinator will work with the walks coordinator for the Halton North Peel Naturalists’ … Continue reading Summer Evening Walks Program Coordinator Needed
Christmas Bird Count coming up
The annual Christmas Bird Count is being held in our area on Sat. Dec. 17. You don't have to be an expert or even intermediate level birder to participate. You can join an organized route or do a count at your backyard bird feeder. Please see details at https://southpeel.wordpress.com/activities/outdoor-activities/christmas-bird-count/.
Rattray Marsh Open House – Thurs. Nov. 3
Credit Valley Conservation is hosting an open house on Rattray Marsh on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Green Glade Public School, 1550 Green Glade Rd., Mississauga. The open house will address subjects such as forest recovery from the loss of ash trees, improving wetland habitat, and recent infrastructure projects. … Continue reading Rattray Marsh Open House – Thurs. Nov. 3
Raptor Identification Course – Aug/Sept 2022
The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (NPH) is pleased to announce that the Raptor Identification Course will be offered on-line again in late summer 2022. Join Catherine Manschot for a four-week webinar series on hawk identification. Catherine is a former teacher, a keen hawk enthusiast, and a hawk counter and committee member of the NPH. The course … Continue reading Raptor Identification Course – Aug/Sept 2022
June 6th evening walk cancelled
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Monday evening walk scheduled for tonight (June 6, 2022) has been cancelled.
Support our members in the Great Canadian Birdathon
Help conserve and protect Canada's wild birds by sponsoring one of our members in the Great Canadian Birdathon. Proceeds from the Great Canadian Birdathon sustain conservation programs and initiatives through Birds Canada that are making a real difference for birds. The Great Canadian Birdathon also supports the James L. Baillie Fund and dozens of conservation … Continue reading Support our members in the Great Canadian Birdathon
Rattray Marsh Spring Volunteer Events
Clean up: Saturday, April 9, 2022Participants will help collect litter along the Waterfront Trail, throughout Rattray Marsh and along the Lake Ontario shoreline.Invasive Species Removal: Saturday, May 7, 2022Invasive Species Removal: Saturday, June 11, 2022Meet Location: Last Parking Lot at Jack Darling Park, 1180 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, ONTime: 9:30 am - 12:00 pmRegistration Required … Continue reading Rattray Marsh Spring Volunteer Events
Volunteer for Halton Bluebird Club
We are looking for a volunteer to help monitor 34 nest boxes on the east side (campground side) of Bronte Creek Provincial Park. The position requires field work of approximately 3 to 4 hours and report preparation time of about 1 hour once every 3 weeks. The nest boxes are set in the areas that … Continue reading Volunteer for Halton Bluebird Club
SPNC is on Instagram!
South Peel Naturalists' Club now has an Instagram account. Follow us at https://www.instagram.com/southpeelnaturalists/.
Raptor Identification Course
The Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (NPH) is pleased to announce a Raptor Identification Course that will be offered on-line in early 2022. Join Catherine Manschot for a seven-week webinar series on hawk identification. Catherine is a former teacher, a keen hawk enthusiast, and a hawk counter and committee member of the NPH. The course runs on … Continue reading Raptor Identification Course