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Nature PEI Mushroom Walk-Brookvale Nordic Centre, with Ken Sanderson

Saturday Sept 25th, 2021 – 1:30 to 4:30: Mushroom Walk at the Nordic Centre, Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park, Brookvale, PEI.  Mushroom enthusiast Ken Sanderson will provide a short introduction and lead exploration of hardwood and softwoods habitats at the … Continue reading

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Laura MacNeil – Reading Our Island’s Rocks

Laura MacNeil — Tuesday Oct. 5th, 2021 Presentation Title: Reading our Island’s rocks: A step into life, land, and climate on Prince Edward Island 60 million years before dinosaurs Description: Prince Edward Island holds Canada’s largest record of the Permian … Continue reading

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Misguided Kindness

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Fox Awareness Project 2021

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Fern Walk with Kate MacQuarrie

Fern Walk with Kate MacQuarrie Come wander through the woods and learn all about the variety of ferns that can be found on PEI. Ferns will be the main focus, but we will take a look at many other woodland plants along the … Continue reading

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Red Fox Feeding Leads to Collaboration with Island Cities

Charlottetown, 24 June 2021 The high incidence of people feeding foxes, the current situation of disease in a previous high density city fox population, and the desire to keep wildlife wild has motivated several organizations to collaborate to look for … Continue reading

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Kindness to Red Foxes Misplaced

From The Park Bench Newsletter – Summer 2021 – City of Charlottetown It seems normal that people were intrigued and excited by a high urban red fox population in Charlottetown a mere five years ago. Each sighting was a highlight, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Birding Walk – Saturday June 5, 2021

Birding Walk with Dwaine Oakley. Take a walk around Allisary Creek to see (and hear!) the great variety of birds that a wetland habitat has to offer. Bring binoculars and your favourite bird guide, if you have them.  Location: Pigot’s … Continue reading

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June 2021 Meeting – New Brunswick Bound with Don and Glenda McLelland 

Nature PEI’s upcoming meeting will feature a presentation on the many natural wonders of New Brunswick through the eyes of avid local naturalists Don and Glenda McLelland.   They will take us on a photographic journey from the Sackville Waterfowl Park … Continue reading

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