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Late Mushroom Species Identification and Collection

Lakehead University Orillia Campus 500 University Ave, Orillia, Ontario, Canada

This second mushroom workshop builds on the first, focusing on the many species found later in the season. It will review elements from the first workshop concerning spore colour, gill attachment, and growth substrate. In this workshop, you will also learn more about how to forage for choice edible mushrooms and avoid poisonous mushroom species in ...


What an Owl Knows: An Evening with acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman

The Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory’s month-long program, “Starry Nights with Saw-whets,” is fast approaching! PEPtBO is thrilled to announce an evening with Jennifer Ackerman — bestselling author of The Genius of Birds and acclaimed science writer. Join her and PEPtBO virtually on Wednesday October 18th at 7:00 PM for a webinar focussing on her new book, What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the ...

David Jeffery, Reforming Gravel Mining in Ontario

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

Free for MPFN members, non-members $5; Guest Speaker - David Jeffery, Reforming Gravel Mining in Ontario.  David is a member of the Reform Gravel Mining Steering Committee (RGMC) for the province.  He is also Board President of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition.  Gravel and Greenbelts! Two of the hottest, most controversial topics these days!

Kiiloona Wuskiiwundakw “Our New Direction”

Launch Event for the Indigenous Leadership Pillar   November 8, 2023 from 1 - 2pm  SAVE THE DATE! Carolinian Canada is excited to invite you to our inaugural event unveiling of the Indigenous Leadership Pillar held on Zoom. At this event will introduce you to the ILP’s vision and some exciting big announcements! Attendees will get an in-depth look at ILP’s ...


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

The Galapagos is one of the most unique environments on the planet -its ecology, geology and scientific value cannot be understated. John’s talk will explore some aspects of the most unique place on planet Earth. Presented by: John Hlynialuk

Local Premiere of Documentary “A Priority Place”: Biodiversity in the Long Point Biosphere Region and 5 Years as a “Priority Place”

Capital 33 93 King Street, Delhi, Ontario

Friday – November 10th – 2023 6:30 PM Reception –  7:00 PM Film Showing – Capital 33 –  93 King Street –  Delhi, Ontario $50 per person (Finger foods, drink ticket, and film) – CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS (LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE) Proceeds support the Long Point World Biosphere –  Student Education and Outreach Programs Introduction by Award-winning ...

Birding Around the Bay – Waterfowl & More

with Erik Van Den Kieboom & Kiah Jasper  Join Erik and Kiah for this OSFN fall tradition. Ducks, grebes, loons, rarities – you can search for them all! At some inland spots winter finches and juncos will have replaced warblers. Register: kiahjasper@gmail.com or erikkieboom@outlook.com

Dragonflies and Damselflies

St James the Apostle Anglican church 18794 Leslie Street, Sharon

Colin Jones Provincial Zoologist of Invertebrates from the Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre of MNRF on Dragonflies and Damselflies

Don Downer, Birds of Ecuador

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

Don is an MPFN member, excellent photographer and intrepid world traveller.  Last year he took us on a tour of the Galapagos.  This year Don shifts his photographic sights on the birds a little further east in Ecuador.  Though with 1,622 species available (ranked 5th in the world for avian diversity) Don might not get ...

Talk – Forests and Climate Change (Dave Morris & Doug Reid)

Lunen Hall 349 Waverley Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

When: Monday, November 27, 7:00 pmWhere: Lunan Hall, St. Paul’s United Church, 349 Waverley Street, Thunder BayWho: Thunder Bay Field Naturalists club https://tbfn.net/events/talk-forests-and-climate-change-dave-morris-doug-reid/

2023 Youth Summit for Mother Earth Keynote Speech & Reconnect

Join us for a keynote speech from this year's speaker, Amber Sandy, and a chance to reconnect after the 2023 Youth Summit. To register for this event, please click the link above. Please note: this event is for youth participants and partners of the 2023 Youth Summit or for those who are a part of ...

Cerulean Warbler Migration Virtual Presentation

Sarnia Library 124 Christina St. S., Sarnia, Ontario, Canada

When: Wednesday, November 29, 7:00 pm Where: Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., SarniaWho: Lambton Wildlife https://lambtonwildlife.com/event/cerulean-warbler-migration-virtual-presentation/

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Publication: Celebrating Over Ten Years of Community Science

Join Jenna Quinn, Ontario Nature’s Conservation Science Manager, and a panel of researchers and contributing authors to learn about the Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas (ORAA) publication. The ORAA is a decade-long community science project that tracked distributions and spatial trends of reptiles and amphibians across the province. Atlas data has increased the knowledge and ...

Wildlife Research In The Canadian Arctic: Arctic Fox, Arctic Hare, Arctic Biodiversity

Talks are presented Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm, from September to May with audience discussion time. Visitors are always welcome and no admission fee is charged. Meeting Location: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84442916344?pwd=RE5ySmZNMThTZVNkWVI2Z3R6aGFHdz09 Meeting ID: 844 4291 6344 Passcode: 343484 Join us on December 3rd at 2:30 pm for our lecture titled “Wildlife research in the ...

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.