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Nature PEI is pleased to announce that we will be reconvening our monthly meetings at the Carriage House.  COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions will be in effect so things will look a little different, especially the need to pre-register for all events. Please note that numbers are limited and preference will be given to Nature PEI members. We will also accommodate groups in social bubbles/household units but ask that you indicate this at pre-registration so that we can maximize seating.  Other COVID-19 guidelines and


Jan. 31, 2021Birds Canada bird photography contest deadline. For more information, follow the contact link.

Tuesday Tuesday – Feb. 2, 2021Members Night – Gerald MacDougall will be hosting Nature PEI’s Member’s Night . Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. To address COVID-19 needs, preregistration is essential. Contact Connie Gaudet to register. Send you best pictures to Gerald MacDougall to enter.


Feb. 12, 2021 to Feb. 15, 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count – This free 4-day annual event allows bird watchers to contribute their sightings be it in their backyard or on a field trip. The GBBC creates a real-time snapshot of where the birds are. Anyone can participate, from beginners to experts. You can count for as little as 15 minutes on a single day, or for as long as you like each day of the event. It’s free, fun, and easy – and it helps the birds. Contact link


Feb. 2021 – Heritage Awards – As part of Heritage Week activities, the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation will be unveiling its various Heritage Awards during Heritage Week. These include the Natural Heritage Award, the Young Volunteer of the Year Awards and many others.

Tuesday Mar. 2, 2021 – The Invention of Polar Bears and the Spoiling of the Great Arctic Party – David Cairns will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker with his presentation on polar bears which evolved an eye-blink ago in geologic time. His presentation recounts what happened when they arrived in an unsuspecting and unprepared Arctic world. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown.


Tuesday Apr. 6, 2021 – A Basic Introduction to Identifying Gulls on PEI– Donna Martin will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker with her presentation on identifying the Island’s gulls. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. To address COVID-19 needs, pre-registration is essential. Contact Connie Gaudet to register.


To address COVID-19 needs, preregistration is essential. Contact Connie Gaudet at conniefairmont@gmail.com to register.

Restrictions can be found below.

Dates and Time: All meetings start at 7:30 pm, on the first Tuesday of the month.

Location: Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown.   

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants must pre-register by Contacting Connie GaudetCarriage House seating is much more limited now (we can have up to 37 people sitting in 2s, 3s & 4s).  and we ask that when pre-registering participants advise whether they will be attending as an individual or as part of a household group so the seating can be set up properly.  Due to limited seating, preference will be given to members. 

Participants must enter the Carriage House via the front door, provide their contact information and apply hand sanitizer which is supplied; respect the two-metre social distance rule; wear a face mask that covers the mouth and nose. When the presentation is ended, participants must follow instructions on queuing up to allow exit by the side door. General restrictions for entry are also in effect regarding health and travel status. 

COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR GATHERINGS:

  • Attendance for contact-tracing purposes will be taken on site.
  • Physical distance of 2 metres with individuals who are not part of one’s household must be maintained.
  • Wearing a non-medical mask is strongly recommended.
 

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