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Expert Naturalists and Nature Lovers Flock to Prince Edward County

Ontario Nature celebrates its 87th year of protecting wild species and wild spaces

Sandbanks Provincial Park © Marevos Imaging

Prince Edward County, Ontario, June 1– 3, 2018 – Join Ontario Nature for our 87th Annual Gathering with a summer getaway to the beautiful shores of Prince Edward County. The event, A Weekend in the County, will highlight the region’s rich environment, which is home to a unique diversity of rare plants and animals.

Saturday will feature expert-led nature workshops highlighting the county’s unique ecology and rare ecosystems. On Sunday, participants will discover more of Prince Edward County’s natural treasures with guided field trips to the county’s biodiverse shores, beautiful West Lake, and rare dunes and marshes.

The weekend will feature two keynote presentations. Dr. Brock Fenton will present the fascinating and fundamental role of bats in our ecosystem. Ontario Nature will discuss our campaign to protect 17 percent of Ontario’s lands and inland waters by 2020.

What: A Weekend in the County – Ontario Nature’s 87th Annual Gathering (see full event program attached)

When: Friday, June 1, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018

Where: Isaiah Tubbs Resort in Prince Edward County, 1642 County Rd 12, Prince Edward, ON K0K 2T0

More information: www.ontarionature.org/annualgathering

For media inquiries, contact:

John Hassell, Ontario Nature
Director of Communications and Engagement

Ontario Nature protects wild species and wild spaces through conservation, education and public engagement. Ontario Nature is a charitable organization representing more than 30,000 members and supporters, and 155 member groups across Ontario. For more information, visit ontarionature.org.