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About Nature PEI

Nature PEI is the Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island.

Winter Birds Around Town – Saturday

This weekend Brendan Kelly will be leading a field trip focused on feeder birds, gulls and waterfowl “around town”. Saturday Jan. 12th, 2019 – Winter Birds Around Town – Nature PEI birding field trip focused on feeder birds, gulls and … Continue reading

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Celebration of Craft

As mentioned at the Nature PEI meeting recently here is the link call for entries to the craft exhibition, Celebration of Craft being organized by the PEI Museum & Heritage Foundation based on the theme of nature. The exhibition is open … Continue reading

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Note new Date — Snowshoe Walk at Pigot’s Trail – Saturday Feb 2, 2019

Due to the rain and warm conditions yesterday and last night, we have lost most of the snow and gained a lot of water on and around the Pigot’s Trail in Mount Stewart. Thus thus the Snowshoe outing is being … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Screen: Moths at the Back Door — Jan 8th 2019

Note January 2019 meeting will be held on the second Tuesday of the month due to New Year’s Day falling on the 1st of January. Tuesday Jan. 8th, 2019 Nature PEIs January meeting will feature a rare look into the … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Counts 2018-19

Christmas is not only a time for family get togethers and extending best wishes and generosity, the period between December 14th and January 5this the time when bird watchers (birders) assemble for their annual Christmas Bird Counts. This year, Islanders … Continue reading

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Key to Orchids of Prince Edward Island

A cooperative project between Nature PEI, the PEI Museum & Heritage Foundation and the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre has been launched as a Key to Orchidaceae of Prince Edward Island The key indicates: A total of 32 Orchid species … Continue reading

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Nature PEI December 4 meeting – Orchids of PEI

Take a break from the winter weather and learn more about the fascinating array of orchids that are found on PEI with Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre (AC CDC) botanist Colin Chapman.  AC CDC has made dozens of exciting botanical … Continue reading

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