September 9th, 7:30PM

Peterborough Public Library

Kim Zippel, Chair of the Harper Park Stewardship Initiative, will deliver a presentation on Harper Park, a 60 hectare municipal park located in the southwest end of Peterborough. Although impacted by surrounding development, the park has remained largely natural with a variety of biological communities, and high floral diversity representative of the Kawartha Lakes region.

In 2011, a community driven stewardship group, The Harper Park Stewardship Initiative (HPSI), was created to provide ongoing protection and restoration of Harper Park’s forested uplands, wetlands and the coldwater brook trout stream known as Harper Creek.

The HPSI has recently been folded into the Peterborough Field Naturalists club
as a committee, and this talk will introduce the park, as well as the efforts and goals of the HPSI, to PFN members.