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 fully open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.  

  • Each meeting commences with a brief business meeting followed by a nutrition break and a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House in Charlottetown (corner of Kent & West). Refreshments are served and admission is free.  Many people were encouraged by others with a deep fascination with nature, while they were young. We encourage you to consider bringing young people to our meetings or outings. 
  • Thursday Feb 21, 2019 — Through the Eyes of an Owl
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Saturday Feb. 9th, 2019 – Postponed note new date – Saturday February 23rd, 2019
7th Annual PEI Winter Woodlot Tour – will be held from 9 am to 1 pm. The location will be available in the new year at PEI Winter Woodlot Tour on Facebook.

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Friday February 15th to Monday 18th, 2019
2019 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/ YN

Friday February 15th, 2019
James Baillie Memorial Fund – Student Research Award applications are due. These are
administered by the Society of Canadian Ornithologists. See https://www.birdscanada.org/news/fundingavailable-for-canadian-bird-research-and
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Tuesday Mar. 5th, 2019  – Birds of Hawaii – Denise Motard will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

Friday Mar. 15th, 2019 – Help Species at Risk Youth Contest – Submission deadline for a species at risk public service announcement contest for youth aged 12 to 16 (i.e. Grades 6 to 9) sponsored by Island Nature Trust and PEI National Park (For more information see News from About in this issue).

Tuesday Apr. 2nd, 2019 – Red Foxes of Summerside – Donna Martin will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday May 7th, 2019 – Urban Ponds – Ponds, Wetlands and Wildlife of Charlottetown. Norman Dewar will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Jun. 4th, 2019 — Walking in Canada’s Urban Forests with Ariel Gordon, author of Treed. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Tuesday Oct. 1st, 2019  — Island Nature Trust turns 40 – TBA will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker, and will tell of the success of an organization that continues to be a leader in natural area conservation across the Island. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 5th, 2019 — Mammals of PEI – Rosemary Curley will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker. The author of the definitive book on the land mammals and marine mammals of Prince Edward Island, will outline her research during this book launch. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday Dec. 3rd, 2019 — Nature PEI turns 50 – Ian Scott will be Nature PEI’s guest speaker and will outline with an illustrated lecture the growth of the Island’s premier citizen science organization. Meeting starts at 7:30 pm at Beaconsfield, the Carriage House, corner of West and Kent Street, Charlottetown. Suitable for young naturalists – begins at 7:30 p.m.

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