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Bruce MacKenzie, Hamilton Naturalists Club © Bronwen Tregunno


At the core of our work lies a commitment to nature. That commitment is shared by a province-wide network of groups and individuals.

This dedicated network of more than 150 local conservation groups helps us bring local issues across Ontario to the attention of the province. The Nature Network is our eyes and ears on the ground. Together we are a powerful collective voice for conservation. Many of our conservation initiatives would not be possible without the help of the Nature Network member groups.

Common loon © Missy Mandel


For more information about the member groups, please contact the Nature Network Coordinator.

Phone 1-800-440-2366

H.N. Crossley Nature Reserve © Muskoka Field Naturalists

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Carolinian East

Bert Miller Nature Club of Fort Erie Fort Erie
Environment Hamilton Hamilton
Friends of Bronte Creek Provincial Park Oakville
Friends of Short Hills Park Fonthill
Haldimand Stewardship Council Cayuga
Halton/North Peel Field Naturalists Brampton/Georgetown
Hamilton Naturalists’ Club Hamilton
Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation The Long Point area
Lower Grand River Land Trust Inc. Cayuga
Nature’s Calling Environmental Education Simcoe
Niagara Falls Nature Club Niagara Falls
Niagara Restoration Council St. Catherines
Norfolk Field Naturalists Simcoe
Peninsula Field Naturalists Club Niagara Peninsula
South Peel Naturalists’ Club Mississauga/Oakville
Woodstock Field Naturalists Woodstock

Carolinian West

Canada South Land Trust Windsor
Carolinian Canada Coalition London
Essex County Field Naturalists’ Club Windsor
Friends of Ojibway Prairie Windsor
Friends of Point Pelee Leamington
Friends of Rondeau Morpeth
Friends of the Coves Subwatershed Inc. London
Ingersoll District Nature Club Ingersoll
Lakeshore Eco-Network Lake Huron coast
Lambton Shores Phragmites Community Group Lambton Shores
Lambton Wildlife Incorporated Sarnia
Nature London London
Otter Valley Naturalists North shore, Lake Erie
Sarnia Environmental Advisory Committee Sarnia
St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club Inc. St. Thomas
Sydenham Field Naturalists Wallaceburg
West Elgin Nature Club West Lorne

Great Lakes West

Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory Tobermory
Eden Mills Eramosa River Conservation Association Eden Mills
Friends of MacGregor Point Park Port Elgin
Friends of Sauble Beach Sauble Beach
Huron Fringe Field Naturalists Pine River
Nature Guelph Guelph
Owen Sound Field Naturalists Owen Sound
Saugeen Nature Grey-Bruce
Stratford Field Naturalists Stratford
Sunfish Lake Association Waterloo
Headwaters Nature Orangeville
Waterloo Region Nature Kitchener-Waterloo


AWARE Simcoe Alliston
Bancroft Field Naturalists Bancroft
Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation Collingwood
Carden Field Naturalists Lake Dalrymple
Couchiching Conservancy Orillia
Friends of Minesing Wetlands Angus
Friends of Nancy Island & Wasaga Beach Park Wasaga Beach
Friends of the Massasauga Park Parry Sound
Friends of Wye Marsh Inc. Midland
Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Orillia
Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve Parry Sound
Haliburton Highlands Field Naturalists Haliburton
Huntsville Nature Club Huntsville
Huronia Land Conservancy Midland-Penetanguishene
Kids for Turtles Orillia
Midland-Penetang Field Naturalists Midland-Penetang
MTM Conservation Association Wyevale
Muskoka Field Naturalists Bracebridge
Nature Barrie Barrie
Nature League Collingwood
Orillia Naturalists’ Club Orillia
Parry Sound Nature Club Parry Sound
South Lake Simcoe Naturalists’ Club Sutton
The Friends of Awenda Park Penetanguishene
The Georgian Bay Association Toronto
York Simcoe Nature Club York-Simcoe

Lake Ontario North

Brodie Club University of Toronto
Durham Region Field Naturalists Oshawa
Friends of Second Marsh Oshawa
Friends of the Osprey-Kawartha Lakes Bobcaygeon
Friends of the Rouge Watershed Scarborough
Green Durham Association Claremont
High Park Nature Toronto
Kawartha Field Naturalists Lindsay/Fenelon Falls
Land Over Landings Claremont
Liberty Allotment Garden Clarington
Mycological Society of Toronto Toronto
North Durham Nature Club Uxbridge
Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust Aurora
Oak Ridges Trail Association Aurora
Orono Crown Lands Trust Orono
Peterborough Field Naturalists Peterborough
Pickering Naturalists Pickering
Richmond Hill Naturalists Richmond Hill
Rouge Valley Naturalists Scarborough
Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs Toronto
S.T.O.R.M. Coalition King City
Seniors for Nature Outdoor Club Toronto
Thickson’s Woods Land Trust Whitby
Toronto Bird Observatory Toronto
Toronto Field Naturalists Toronto
Toronto Ornithological Club Toronto
Willow Beach Field Naturalists Cobourg-Port Hope
York Region Environmental Alliance York Region


Algoma Highlands Conservancy Sault Ste. Marie
Farabout Peninsula Coalition Eagle Lake
Friends of Killarney Park Killarney
Friends of Mashkinonje Monetville
Junction Creek Stewardship Committee Sudbury
Nipissing Naturalists Club North Bay
Sudbury Naturalists Sudbury
Friends of Lake Superior Provincial Park Wawa
Friends of Misery Bay Nature Reserve Manitoulin Island
Friends of Quetico Park Quetico Provincial Park
Great Lakes Wildlife Research Sault Ste. Marie
Manitoulin Nature Club Manitoulin Island
Manitouwadge Conservation Club Manitouwadge
Penokean Hills Field Naturalists Elliot Lake
Rainy River Valley Field Naturalists Fort Frances
Sault Naturalists’ Club of Ontario and Michigan Sault Ste. Marie
Thunder Bay Field Naturalists Thunder Bay

Ontario East

A2A – Algonquin to Adirondacks Conservation Association Lansdowne
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – Ottawa Valley Gatineau
Friends of Bon Echo Cloyne
Friends of Frontenac Park Kingston
Friends of the Carp Hills Carp Hills
Friends of Murphys Point Park Perth
Friends of the Salmon River Salmon River Watershed
Innis Point Bird Observatory Ottawa
Kingston Field Naturalists Kingston
Lakeside Community Garden Kingston
Leeds-Grenville Stewardship Council United Counties of Leeds and Grenville
Lennox & Addington Stewardship Council Camden East
Macnamara Field Naturalists’ Club Arnprior
Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Club Almonte
Ottawa Duck Club Inc. Ottawa
Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club Ottawa
Ottawa Stewardship Council Ottawa
Pembroke Area Field Naturalists Pembroke
Prince Edward County Field Naturalists Picton
Quinte Field Naturalists Belleville
Upper Ottawa Valley Nature Club Deep River
Vankleek Hill Nature Society Vankleek Hill

Provincial Partners

Birds Canada Long Point
Conservation Ontario Newmarket
COTERC (Rainforest Conservation) Pickering
Ducks Unlimited Canada Barrie
Fatal Light Awareness Program Ontario
Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Association Inc. Ontario
Field Botanists of Ontario Ontario
Hike Ontario Ontario
Koffler Scientific Reserve at Jokers Hill King City
North American Native Plant Society Canada
Ontario Beekeepers’ Association Milton
Ontario Field Ornithologists Ontario
Ontario Land Trust Alliance Ontario
Ontario Urban Forest Council Richmond Hill
Rare Charitable Research Reserve Waterloo Region
The Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation King City
The Quetico Foundation Ontario
Toronto Entomologists’ Association Toronto
Toronto Wildlife Centre Toronto
Wilderness Adventurers of Ontario Inc. Ontario
Wilderness Canoe Association Ontario

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