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March 3, 2020 meeting – Decline of  Eelgrass in Estuaries

At Nature PEI’s upcoming meeting, Dr. Michael van den Heuvel will discuss the decline of  eelgrass in Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence estuaries. Seagrasses are salt water adapted flowering plants that are threatened by human activities around the globe. In the Southern … Continue reading

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Nature PEI – Members night – Feb 4, 2020

Nature PEI Members night is nigh! All are welcome to share in this fun and informative evening featuring nature photography and stories from members. Expect a spectacular array of photos – from bugs to birds and everything in between – … Continue reading

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Summerside Launch of Mammals Book

The Summerside launch of Mammals of Prince Edward Island and Adjacent Marine Waters will take place Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Eptek Centre.  Kim Riehl will present the marine mammals and Rosemary Curley the terrestrial mammals. Books will be on … Continue reading

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Birding Down Under – topic for Jan. 7, 2019

Nature PEI will be ushering in the New Year with their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a  special  presentation on  “Birding Down Under”  with local naturalists Diane Griffin and Rosemary Curley.  Diane and Rosemary  will highlight their experience with an amazing variety … Continue reading

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Christmas List

If anyone hasn’t acquired the latest addition to their collection of Prince Edward Island books – The Mammals of PEI and Adjacent Marine Waters, published by Island Studies Press is available in better bookstores and is an excellent documentation of … Continue reading

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The impact of outdoor cats on native wildlife species.

Recent research on the impact of outdoor cats on native wildlife species has been revealing and Nature PEI was pleased to share this research with the public in October 2019 when Dr. Dave McRuer, a wildlife health specialist employed by … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Waterfowl – Open House

We recently received this invitation: We are going to have an open house to talk about waterfowl management in PEI.  You can distribute the following invitation to your members, and other potentially interested groups and individuals. Let’s Talk Waterfowl – … Continue reading

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The Mammals of PEI and Adjacent Marine Waters

Notice to any mammals book pre-purchaser: Your book, The Mammals of PEI and Adjacent Marine Waters, may be picked up at the Carriage House (Beaconsfield) 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown on Tuesday, December 3rd  from 2:00 – 5:30 pm and from 7:00 … Continue reading

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An Evening Of Adventure With Adam Shoalts

Tuesday November 19 | 7:00PM – 9:00PM Bookmark and the PEI Adventure Initiative are pleased to present an evening with one of Canada’s greatest living explorers, Adam Shoalts, discussing his new book, Beyond the Trees: A Journey Alone Across Canada’s … Continue reading

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Forty Years of Protecting PEI’s Natural Areas

Nature PEI’s November meeting will feature a presentation by Megan Harris, Executive Director of the Island Nature Trust (INT), the Island’s first and oldest private land trust. Megan will take us through four decades of challenges, achievements and opportunities in protecting … Continue reading

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