Swift Watch May 16
Help monitor Chimney Swifts in Picton with the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists.
On May 16 at 7:30 PM till dusk, come out and help with the Chimney Swift Survey. Meet at Market Square Parking Lot (north of Main St., behind the stores from the Hotel to Books & Co.). If you have questions please contact Sheila Kuja :
firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-399-3018.
April 17, 2019
Help Monitor Monarchs!
Prince Edward Point has been designated as a Monarch Butterfly Reserve since 1995.
Mission Monarch is a citizen science initiative launched in 2016 by the Montreal Insectarium in order to better understand monarch population decline. This program will ultimately help conserve and re-establish monarch populations across Canada.
At selected sites, monitoring generally occurs every other week from June to September. There have been 4 monitoring sights established within Prince Edward Point NWA at the front boundary sign, at the gate to the cross trail, just off the
March 27, 2019
Huff Family Fund supports NatureHood at the Observatory
PEPtBO is grateful for the support from the Huff Family Fund for our NatureHood program. The grant will allow us to continue to provide transportation stipends to school classes to visit the Bird Observatory. Outdoor educator Cheryl Chapman and teacher Julie Hymus were on hand to receive the cheque from Lanny Huff at the Huff Winery on Feb 21.
March 11, 2019
Protecting Bird Habitats
One of the best ways to help bird populations is to protect habitat (for breeding or migration).
For videos, information, donation/volunteering opportunities check the following groups:
Nature Conservancy of Canada (projects in Prince Edward County and Eastern Ont.)
Hastings Prince Edward Land Trust
Land Conservancy for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington
January 21, 2019
Canadian Snow Bunting Network
Read the Canadian Snow Bunting Network's latest newsletter HERE
November 22, 2018
Fall Dinner Thank You!
Thanks to all our great members, friends and supporters and presenter Jeremy Bensette who made our annual Fall Dinner and Silent Auction such a great success. on Oct 27, 2018 at the Waring House
A special thank you to all those who donated to the auction:
(Janice Coulter was the successful bidder for the travel voucher from VIA)
Thousand Is. Playhouse
Angela’s B & B
Taj Mahal of the Glebe
November 1, 2018