Calendar

  • Nature PEI monthly meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of the month (except July, August, and September)All meetings are open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.  

  • Each meeting commences with announcements and nature sightings over the last month followed by a nutrition break and a guest speaker. We meet at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House in Charlottetown (corner of Kent & West). Admission is free and young people are welcome at our meetings and field trips. 

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 sale at the launch. All are welcome.

Summerside Book Launch Poster blue backgroundMammals Invite Postcard Summerside

 

Tuesday – February  4, 2020  – Nature PEI’s Member’s Night – All are welcome to share photography, poetry and maybe even a few natural history tall tales with Nature PEI members. This Nature PEI meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Please submit up to five pictures and natural history items by e-mail to Gerald MacDougall 

eagle.dynasty@gmail.com

Suitable young naturalist event.

February 14 – 17, 2020   – 2020 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 See http://gbbc.birdcount.org/

Suitable young naturalist event.

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2020 – James Baillie Memorial Fund- Student Research Award applications are due. These are administered by the Society of Canadian Ornithologists. See award page.

Saturday Feb. 18, 2020   –  Heritage Awards – As part of Heritage Week activities, the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation will be unveiling its various Heritage Awards to winners at Eptek Centre in Summerside starting at 7:00 pm. These include the Natural Heritage Award, the Young Volunteer of the Year Awards and many others.

Tuesday – March 3, 2020            Dr. Mike van Den Heuvel will be our guest speaker with his presentation on estuarine health on Prince Edward Island. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street,
Charlottetown. Suitable young naturalist event.

Tuesday – April 7, 2020                Dr. Andrew McKenzie-Goptill  will be our guest speaker with his presentation on invasive species on PEI. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street,
Charlottetown. Suitable young naturalist event.

Tuesday – May 5, 2020              Dr. David Cairns –  “Did the Medieval Lust for Unicorns Save and then Sink the Norse Greenlandic Colonies?”

Tuesday – June 2, 2020            Dr. John Calder  Climate Change

 

 

 

 

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