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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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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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