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Rally Against Forced Urban Boundary Expansions on Natural Spaces and Farmland

Inn of Waterloo 475 King St. North, Waterloo, Ontario

Members of the Nith Valley EcoBoosters are involved in planning a rally event against forced urban boundary expansion and the development of farmland and natural spaces. The Waterloo Regional Official Plan (along with other Official Plans such as Wellington County’s Official Plan) are currently awaiting approval from Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark. ...

Ontario Wildflowers Presentation featuring Walter Muma

Orillia Museum of Art and History 30 Peter St S, Orillia

From the very rare to the common, from field and forest to bog, and everywhere in between, Walter will take us on an exploration of the many and varied wildflowers of Ontario. Presentation by Walter Muma, President, Wildwood Canada Make sure you are on our email list for updates on events and activities (orillianaturalists@gmail.com). We update the home page ...

Training and Prep for Beyond Gas Power Advocacy Days

The Ontario gov't is ramping up gas power >700%. Learn why this is a bad idea, what the alternatives are, and how you can make a difference. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/training-and-prep-for-beyond-gas-power-advocacy-days-tickets-598029631727

The Big Pull is back: Saturday April 8

Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area 500 Tiny Flos Townline, Elmvale, Ontario

The Big Pull returns, Saturday April 8, from 10 to noon. Help your local wildlife area this Easter Saturday to be rid of invasive Garlic Mustard and protect the plant diversity of this internationally recognized Important Bird Area. All ages welcome! Make it a family event. Tiny Marsh is a key stop-over and breeding habitat ...

The Algonquin to the Adirondacks corridor Project

Speaker is Emily Conger on the Algonquin to the Adirondacks corridor Project All our meetings are currently via zoom at 7:30 Pm. To register please email the club at yorksimcoenaturclub@gmail.com and the link will be sent to you.

Salamanders with Don Scallen

Bayshore Community Centre 1900 3rd Ave E, Owen Sound, Ontario

⁣For decades, Don Scallen has visited springtime ponds to witness the wondrous spectacle of Spotted Salamander and Jefferson Salamander breeding. He will share pictures and videos of this special time of year. Don’s salamander adventures are not limited to the spring however. In recent years he has ventured into the woods in early autumn to ...

Tiny Marsh Waterfowl Viewing Day

Tiny Marsh Provincial Wildlife Area 500 Tiny Flos Townline, Elmvale, Ontario

The public is invited to this free annual family event, a great opportunity to find out what's going on the world of thousands of birds that traverse our continent twice a year. In the morning, from 10 am to noon, expert guides will take groups out onto the dykes that transect the wetland to offer ...

Springbank Community Garden Cleanup

Springbank Farm - rare Charitable Research Reserve 681 Blair Road, North Dumfries, Ontario

Will you help Springbank's garden grow? Volunteers are needed for the Springbank Community Garden Cleanup happening on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. Please come out to Springbank Farm at 681 Blair Road to help remove all garbage and microplastics in and around the Springbank Community Garden, the Education Garden, the Food Bank Garden and picnic areas. No ...

Beyond Gas: Ontario’s Energy Future

Join us for an energizing evening with celebrated Stanford energy researcher and author Dr Mark Z. Jacobson (No Miracles Needed) and local experts Jack Gibbons (Chair, Ontario Clean Air Alliance) and Gaby Kalapos (Executive Director, Clean Air Partnership); moderated by well-known health journalist Avis Favaro; and introduced by Dr Mili Roy (Ontario Chair, Canadian Assn ...

Dale A. Leadbeater: The Flora of Kawartha Lakes

Wye Marsh Nature Centre 16160 Highway 12 East, Midland, Ontario

Free to MPFN Members. We request a small donation from non members Midland-Penetanguishene Field Naturalists / mpfieldnaturalists@gmail.com Dale A. Leadbeater: "The Flora of Kawartha Lakes" - This expert botanist will tell us of the successfully completed 14 year project she spearheaded with the Kawartha Field Naturalists to compile an illustrated checklist of the flora of ...

Yours to Protect Weekend

This year, Earth Day falls on a Friday. So we’re turning Earth Day into a three-day ‘Yours to Protect’ weekend so we can come together to celebrate Ontario’s natural heritage and call on our government to do a better job protecting it! _ Ontario’s population is growing and we need to build vibrant, affordable and sustainable communities ...

Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup Volunteer Day

rare - Lamb's Inn 1679 Blair Road, Cambridge

The Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup Volunteer Day will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2023, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Volunteers should gather at rare’s Lamb’s Inn parking lot at 1679 Blair Rd., at 1:00 p.m. where staff will lead people across Blair Road and down to the entrance to rare’s Blair Flats site (about 7 minutes). From there, we will proceed to the shoreline ...

Status, Protection and Recovery of Ontario’s Amphibians and Reptiles – with Joe Crowley, Leaskdale

Lucy Maud Montgomery Church 11850 Durham Regional Rd 1, Leaskdale, Ontario

Mr. Crowley will discuss the status of Ontario's amphibians and reptiles, including an introduction to the Species at Risk (SAR) status assessment and listing process in Ontario and Canada. He will discuss the key threats and conservation challenges faced by the province's herpetofauna. You will learn about the legal protection afforded to these species under ...

How to Grow a Pollinator Garden – Dr. Victoria MacPhail, Presentation, Cambridge

rare - ECO Centre 768 Blair Road, Cambridge

Join Dr. Victoria MacPhail at the rare ECO Centre and Slit Barn (768 Blair Road in Cambridge) at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, for a presentation on How to Grow a Pollinator Garden. We’ve had great interest in our 1,000 Gardens Project, with people across Waterloo Region signing their gardens up as being friendly to native pollinator ...

How to Grow a Pollinator Garden

rare - ECO Centre 768 Blair Road, Cambridge

On Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m., you are invited to join Dr. Victoria MacPhail at the rare ECO Centre and Slit Barn at 768 Blair Road in Cambridge for our Conversation for Conservation on How to Grow a Pollinator Garden. Dr. MacPhail, coordinator at the Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution and Conservation at York University will talk about the benefits of ...

To submit your public events for consideration, email Noah Cole at noahc@ontarionature.org. Please send well in advance and allow up to two weeks for posting. Events must be submitted by a member group or run jointly with Ontario Nature.