Our field trip schedule through to September 2022 has been posted on our field trip web page and calendar. Meet-up times vary. Registration with the trip leader is required due to COVID. Any changes or cancellation notices due to COVID or public health restrictions will be communicated via the appropriate newsletter, on our website, and⁄or … Continue reading 2021-22 Field Trips Posted
Yesterday, the Province announced that it would accelerate the move to fewer COVID restrictions with the start of Step 1 this Friday. As such, we can start the evening walks with the first one occurring on Monday, June 14. The opening at Step 1 still limits the number of participants at outdoor events to 10. This … Continue reading Monday Evening Walks Restarting!
The Earth Week Clean-up originally scheduled for April 24 and rescheduled to May 15 has been cancelled due to the current lockdown. Monday evening summer walks have been scheduled but are currently on hold until groups of 10 or more are allowed to gather outdoors. Our May field trips have been cancelled. June trips will … Continue reading May 2021 COVID-19 updates
SPNC's Annual General Meeting for 2020/21 will be held on the evening of Monday, May 17, 2021. Details will be announced in due course.
The SPNC Board have cancelled all in-person club events until further notice. In the meantime, monthly meetings are taking place online via Zoom at the regularly scheduled time. We hope to see you soon!
With the pandemic restrictions in place, the AGM that was supposed to be held in April was postponed. Government regulations require that our AGM take place within 90 days of the end of the state of emergency, or before October 22, 2020. After much discussion and consideration, and to ensure the safety of our members, … Continue reading Notice of Annual General Meeting
Unfortunately, due to the restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19, we are still unable to have meetings or excursions. All field trips are cancelled until the end of 2020. The Christmas Bird Count may still run. We will know in November whether it’s a go.
We are sharing the following message from Ontario Nature. SPNC spends a weekend each year in the South Bruce area. Piping Plovers are one of the rarest and most imperiled breeding birds in Ontario. Absent for many years from our Great Lakes shorelines, they reappeared in 2007 and nested at Sauble Beach. Every year since … Continue reading Action Alert: Sauble’s piping plovers need you now!
The Ontario government is proposing to reduce the scope of our Conservation Authorities, which play a very important role in the conservation of our natural resources. Along with 111 other organizations, South Peel Naturalists’ Club has co-signed a letter to Premier Ford and relevant ministers advocating for Conservation Authorities to retain their many important functions.
Due to COVID-19, all SPNC field trips have been cancelled for May and June 2020. Stayed tuned for updates.