The Birds! Winter Speaker Series
Do you fancy birds? You’ll love the triple header on March 9. Terry Sprague presents The Fall and Rise of the Bald Eagle. Peter Fuller presents All about Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. Jody Allair from Bird Studies Canada presents Conserving Canada’s Birds.
The Hastings Stewardship Council hosts The Birds! - the fifth presentation in their popular Winter Speaker Series on March 9 in Belleville.
Terry Sprague will portray the Fall and Rise of the Bald Eagle - a success story in Prince Edward County. The bald eagle disappeared from this county in the 1950s. Now, the
February 20, 2017
Snow Bunting Report
Find out about the fascinating work of Snow Bunting studies in the Canadian Snow Bunting Network report.
Read the whole report HERE.
January 14, 2017
Boreal Birds - New Report
New research technology is rewriting the story of bird migration. Birds are flying faster, farther, and along more varied routes than previously thought. These technologies are also confirming the need to protect North America's Boreal
December 14, 2016
PEPtBO Dinner and Auction
PEPtBO celebrated on Sat. Oct 29 at the Waring House with our annual Fall Dinner and Auction. Guest speaker Jean Iron gave a fascinating presentation about the flora and fauna of Iceland and the Canadian Arctic.
The event was sold out and an exciting variety of items were auctioned off to raise funds for the Observatory.
Many thanks to Mike Parry and the committee for their work (Rosemary Smith, Iris Casey, JoAnne Sulzenko, Laura Pierce, Cheryl Anderson, Borys Holowacz and Suzanne Pierson).
Thanks to our wonderful donors who provided items for the auction.
November 1, 2016
Saving Seabirds - BirdLife International
Every year, 400,000 seabirds worldwide are estimated to meet their end as a result of becoming unintentionally caught in gillnets while diving for food. Gillnets are panels of near-invisible underwater netting used in rivers and oceans by fishermen the world over. They are so-called because fish get entangled by their gills as they struggle to escape, trapping them in place. Passive and easy to set up and maintain, they are an incredibly cost-effective
October 8, 2016 - BirdLife International
Bobolink Banding in the Miller Family Nature Reserve
Click here to read the surprising report of our new project monitoring Bobolinks in the Miller Family Nature Reserve.
September 11, 2016