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With the current limitations on the size of meetings and gatherings we are now streaming our meetings on Facebook Live to allow more people to stay involved. Check it out here. This month’s presentation on the Wild Orchids of PEI, … Continue reading

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Nature PEI AGM – Monthly Meeting Jan 5, 2020 – Wild Orchids on PEI

At Nature PEI’s upcoming AGM, Don McLelland will share his photographic journey to find all 32 species of wild orchids on PEI.  So far Don has found 30 of the known species, and hopes to find all 32 species by the end … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Counts 2020

The preliminary work on this year’s Christmas Bird Counts has been established at least for now unless life changes in respect to COVID rules on PEI. The Society reviewed the attached package below from Birds Canada and would like to … Continue reading

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Flower Flies, Deer Flies, and Horse Flies

Nature PEI’s December meeting will feature a presentation by John Klymko of the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre on flower flies, deer flies, and horse flies. The flies are an underappreciated component of our wildlife. Most tend to go unnoticed, unless they bite, and … Continue reading

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Climate Change on our Wild Species – Nov 3, 2020

Hello all, There are still a few seats left for Tuesday’s  presentation by Rosemary Curley on the impact of climate change on our  wild species November 3rd,  7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, CharlottetownPre-registration … Continue reading

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Island in the Northumberland Strait.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Prince Edward Island Invasive Species Council (PEIISC) is a non-profit group of individuals and organizations focused on creating a framework for the management of invasive species that threaten PEIs economic, environmental, and social health. Job Description & Responsibilities We … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours in Bonshaw Hills

Autumn Colours in the Bonshaw Hills Provincial Park  Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020 (rain date Sunday October 18) Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM – please arrive by 1:20 PM Directions: Park at Baptist Church, right across the main entrance to the Bonshaw … Continue reading

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Nature PEI Upcoming Events, October 6, 2020 All About Mushrooms — UPDATE — Registration to attend is now FULL

Hello all, Nature PEI is pleased to announce that we will be reconvening our monthly meetings at the Carriage House beginning on Oct. 6th as well as offering a fall workshop and field trip.  COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions will be in … Continue reading

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History of Nature PEI — Part II Launched

A Voice for Nature: The History of the Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island – Nature PEIPart II – 1989 to 2019 by J. Dan McAskill Is now available in full colour format as a pdf document. As part … Continue reading

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