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Annual Gathering

Common yellowthroat warbler © Noah Cole

Ontario Nature’s 88th Annual Gathering

Join us for a weekend reunion in Hamilton to celebrate 88 incredible years of protecting wild species and wild spaces in Ontario. We will also be celebrating the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club’s 100th anniversary!

The weekend will feature:

  • Educational lectures from inspiring speakers;
  • Hands-on, expert-led nature workshops;
  • Conservation Awards to recognize achievements of conservation heroes; and
  • Guided field trips to surrounding natural areas.

Please stay tuned for registration information and more details.

Caroline Schultz's Protected Places Campaign Presentation © Noah Cole

Weekend Activities

When: May 31 – June 2, 2019

Where: Mohawk College, Hamilton

Bird watching at the 2018 Annual Gathering © John Hassell


To be announced.


Rose-breasted grosbeak at Cootes Paradise © Mikaela Manley


To be announced.

Albion Falls © Conrad Kuiper

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are only Ontario Nature members welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 2nd at 3:30 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 at the meeting. If you are interested in becoming a member of Ontario Nature, please visit our membership page, or feel free to contact us at 1-800-440-2366 ext. 233. Our Member Relations Coordinator, Kate Douglas, would be happy to assist you.


Blanding's turtle at the 2018 Annual Gathering © Clare Holden

Annual Gathering 2018 Photos

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