City of Peterborough Natural Heritage System

Steward’s Notes Last week I had the opportunity to show Hayden Watters from CBC the natural heritage system map of Peterborough. I had never intended the popularity of the map to take off in the way it did, I simply needed a visual aide. Follow us around the city as we explore the different “transit…

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Pollination Summit May 5th & 6th – Tickets Available Now!

Dear Pollinator Supporters, We are excited to announce that tickets are available now through Market Hall for Mark Winston’s keynote presentation on Saturday, May 5th at 7:00pm-10:00pm. Also part of the evening events are a Book Signing, Honey Fair, and Door Prizes! Market Hall Box Office ticket link available here. Pollinator Garden Tour on Sunday, May 6th from 9:00am-10:30am. No…

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Peterborough Wild Turkey Count

Peterborough Wild Turkey Count About the Project Using information collected from eBird and iNaturalist we aim to determine the size of Peterborough County’s wild turkey population. To do this, we need citizen observations of wild turkeys all across Peterborough County this winter (2017/2018). You can help by: 1) Adding an observation to eBird if you…

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Ptbo Official Plan Update – survey closing soon

There is less than one week left for the latest online survey on Peterborough’s Official Plan Update! Please visit www.peterborough.ca/planit to provide your feedback before the survey closes on Thursday, January 18, 2018. We have received 884 responses so far – if you have already responded, thank you and please disregard this email. Feedback from this survey will inform the City’s…

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The 66th Annual Peterborough CBC was held on Sunday, December 17th, 2017

The 66th Annual Peterborough CBC was held on Sunday, December 17th, 2017. There were 71 field participants and 10 feeder watchers. A total of 60 species were observed representing 12,166 individuals. The number of species is the second highest. New Count Species: Sandhill Crane and Fox Sparrow New Count High: Cooper’s Hawk – 12 (previous was…

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MetroQuest survey collecting feedback until January 18, 2018.

Hello everyone, Thank you to those who shared further feedback regarding the draft MetroQuest survey. The survey is now live and collecting feedback until January 18, 2018. The summary of results for the previous Vision & Guiding Principles survey (link here) and the current online survey are available onwww.peterborough.ca/planit. The Media Release is available in the link here. We appreciate your support in promoting…

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Annual Christmas Bird Count

Annual Christmas Bird Count taking place in Peterborough area next month Members of the Peterborough Field Naturalists enjoy a chilly but rewarding day watching and counting waterfowl. Many species of birds can be seen throughout the winter season, including during the Christmas Bird Count that is happening in Peterborough on Dec. 17th. All experience levels…

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66th Peterborough Christmas Bird Count – A Christmas Tradition

66th Peterborough Christmas Bird Count – A Christmas Tradition Sunday, December 17th – all day Pre-registration required – For Experienced and Beginning Birders The Peterborough Christmas Bird Count (CBC), now in its 66th year, is the longest running wildlife survey in Peterborough County.  The Peterborough CBC participants cover an area contained within a circle with…

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