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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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Book Award — Winner

The word is out – the winner in the PEI Book Awards competition this year in the non-fiction category is: Congratulations to all the authors! This is a landmark book in biological writing on PEI, years in the making and … Continue reading

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Bain Bird Count

Please find below, information for the Bain Bird Count this weekend Saturday May 30, Rain date May 31, 2020 (with apologies for the late notice).This event has few rules for counting. Anyone can go anywhere and count alone, or together with others … Continue reading

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The Winner Is

Online and mail-in balloting took place in March and April 2020 to select a lichen emblem for PEI. The clear winner was Frayed Ramalina (Ramalina roesleri). Nature PEI will be recommending the winner to the Government of PEI for consideration as an … Continue reading

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