Join the Peterborough Field Naturalists

The Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN) is a registered charity and active club in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. We meet at 7:30pm the second Wednesday of the month Sept-Dec and Feb-June at the Camp Kawartha Environment Center at Trent University. We welcome all to join us at these events.

Junior Naturalists

Family members with kids participate in our Junior Field Naturalists outings.

Recent Posts

Fabulous Fall Fungi 2019

By Marilyn | March 5, 2019

2019 FABULOUS FALL FUNGI WORKSHOPS Sept 23-27 / Sept 29-Oct 4 / Oct 7-10 Now in their 10th year! These fun & educational hands-on workshops provide the ideal opportunity to…

The ESA Review: Ten Things You Need to Know

By Marilyn | March 1, 2019

This is the Endangered Species Act, not the Endangered Business Act. Please join us in urging the government not to weaken protections for species at risk! Sign today at:…

Trent Lands & Nature Areas Plan Community Input Session March 5th

By Marilyn | February 26, 2019

Trent Lands & Nature Areas Plan Community Input Session Date:  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Building:  Great Hall Room: Cost:  Free Share your thoughts The…

Monthly Meeting: Ontario’s Insect Diversity Near and Far

By Marilyn | February 25, 2019

Wednesday, Mar. 13 7:30 p.m. Camp Kawartha Environment Centre 2505 Pioneer Road (with particular reference to biting flies) Ontario is blessed with an abundance of biting flies, including mosquitoes, horses…

Harper Park

Learn more about the Brook Trout study taking place in Harper Park. Thanks to you, all of the fish have been successfully funded!

The Orchid

Each month from September to June hardworking volunteers prepare our issue of the Orchid Bulletin. Members of the PFN receive a hard copy of the Orchid delivered right to their door. The Bulletin is full of excellent articles, prepared by many of our members. It is excellent reading material and a great way to stay connected to what is happening with all things nature in Peterborough. Our monthly newsletter can be downloaded as a PDF.