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Annual Gathering

Ontario Nature members, 2013 © John Hassell

Bringing Back the Wild

Ontario Nature’s 2023 Annual Gathering and 92nd AGM
June 9 – 11 2023 at Collège Boréal, Sudbury.

Join us at Collège Boréal in Sudbury for a weekend filled with expert-led workshops, lectures, field trips, and opportunities to connect with old friends and meet new ones.

Lo-Ellen Lake, Sudbury © Richard White CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Program and Schedule of Activities

Nature workshops will occur in the morning and afternoon on Saturday, June 10th, so you will have the opportunity to participate in two workshops. The morning session runs from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and the afternoon session runs from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Field trips run on Sunday, June 11th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Participants will be picked up and dropped off at Collège Boréal.

Keynote speakers will present on Saturday, June 10th at 8:30 a.m. and at 8 p.m. at Collège Boréal.

You can review a description of the workshops, field trips and presenter topics.

Chimney swift, threatened © Andy Reago and Chrissy McClarren CC BY 2.0


  • Visit Ontario Northland to find the bus schedule that suits your travel plans.
  • Driving directions can be found here: 2023 Annual Gathering – Directions
  • Friday evening transportation between Collège Boréal and Dynamic Earth is included for those who purchased the Full Weekend Package.
  • Free parking is available at Collège Boréal for all guests staying at the residence and participants of the event.
Ramsey Lake, Sudbury © Greying Geezer CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


Registration is now closed.

Registration Deadline and Cancellations

The deadline for registration was May 15th, 2023.

The deadline for cancellation was April 24th, 2023. Sorry, we cannot issue refunds beyond this date.

Lake Laurentian, Sudbury © Greying Geezer CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What COVID-19 precautions are in place for the event?
A: Please review Ontario Nature’s COVID-19 Precautions for Events for more details on the prevention measures we will take in advance of and during the event. The Annual Gathering will be held in compliance with Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ COVID-19 measures at the time of the event. Ontario Nature will confirm these measures with all registrants closer to the event date.

Nolin Creek Trail, Sudbury © Ideanorth CC BY-SA 2.0

Q: Do I need to be a member to attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 10th at 2:45 p.m.?
A: Both Ontario Nature members and non-members are welcome to join this meeting, however only Ontario Nature members are allowed to vote. If you are interested in becoming a member of Ontario Nature, please visit our membership webpage, or call 1-800-440-2366 ext. 248. Our Membership Coordinator, Hayley Raymond, would be happy to assist you.

Q: I would only like to attend the Annual General Meeting. Can I register for only this part of the weekend?
A:Yes, you can register for only this part of the weekend. Please email Lisa Martell at lisam@ontarionature.org or call at 1-800-440-2366 ext. 271.

Grey wolf © Adobe Stock

The 2023 Annual Gathering is generously supported by:

Ontario Nature's 88th Annual Gathering

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