Some of us were lucky enough to attend this and although I did not get to go Saturday too, Friday was a beautiful day.  We got very lucky there was a nice cross breeze and even by 9pm minimal bugs. 

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PFN member and local author Drew Monkman will lead this morning’s outing to local habitats. Meet Drew at the Peterborough Zoo parking lot on Water Street for an 8.00am start. Bring binoculars and be ready to carpool from the zoo to destinations chosen on the day. Its a great time of year for spotting migrating…

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Club member Dave Milsom will lead his second outing of the season. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00am departure to local habitats to be confirmed on the day. As with all these outings the main focus will be on birds, but its a great time of year to spot other wildlife including…

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Mike McMurtry will be our guide this week. As well as being a good birder Mike is a knowledgebale botanist so should be able to point out some interesting fall flowers. As usual the outing will start from Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00am and last around 3 hours.

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This visit will include a tour of one of the best surviving examples of a once abundant Ontario habitat. Hard work and determination have helped to preserve and restore this habitat with its rich flora and diverse bird life. Up to forty species designated as Species at Risk have been recorded at the site.  …

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Peterborough Open Doors comes to Trent University this year. As our contribution to the event, Roger Jones will lead a walk to observe spring flowers on Lady Eaton Drumlin, with its spectacular views across the campus. Meet Roger at 10.00am in the parking lot of Lady Eaton College at the Symons campus.

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An all-day visit to the Carden Plain, an unusual alvar habitat that is home to an abundance of rare grassland bird species, butterflies and plants. Jerry Ball will guide us through this globally rare habitat is only 65km from Peterborough. The trip offers the chance of seeing such birds as the Loggerhead Shrike, Golden-winged Warbler,…

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Join our president, Martin Parker, for an outing to the Hooton Line in Cavan Swamp. Meet as usual in the parking lot of Peterborough Zoo at 8.00am from where we will car pool. Bring binoculars and a contribution to gas costs.

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Join PFN member Mike McMurtry for this week’s Sunday morning wildlife walk. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot for an 8.00a.m. start. From the zoo we will car pool to local habitats. Bring a pair of binoculars and dress for the weather.

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Join PFN member and author Drew Monkman for the first of this season’s Sunday morning wildlife walks. Meet at Peterborough Zoo parking lot at 8.00a.m. From the parking lot we will carpool to local sites to observe birds and other wildlife. The outing will last approximately three hours. Bring binoculars, dress appropriately and be ready…

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