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

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 Trent University Lands and Nature Areas Plan will assist the University to achieve its vision of a ‘sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural…

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The Conservation Café

The Trent Group in Communicating Conservation Science invites everyone to a new monthly event in the city:  The Conservation Café. The Conservation Café is an informal, evening get-together where you can mix, mingle, relax, and listen to a guest speaker on a timely conservation topic. The Café takes place the second Tuesday of each month,…

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Radio-Tagging URBAN Brook Trout | Trent University Master’s Research

Great video by Scott Blair on his Urban Brook Trout study. Partially funded by the Peterborough Field Naturalists! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLRQT5I9kjU This video showcases my Master’s research project being conducted at Trent University, specifically focusing on brook trout habitat use and movement in Peterborough’s very own Harper Park. Watch as we implant radio-tags into the brook trout…

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Save the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary from Arena Complex Development

Save the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary from Arena Complex Development – It is one of Peterborough’s most important areas for nature education. Sign the Petition! https://www.change.org/p/dbennett-peterborough-ca-save-the-… Together Trent University and the City of Peterborough – have proposed and approved – a Twin-pad Arena and Swimming Pool Complex which will cover 24 acres of Trent’s campus including…

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Saving Nature at Trent & a Pop-Up Rally on Friday

Here are some ways that people can help to make a difference. We have a petition that asks for wetlands to be evaluated and for the Arena Site Plan Approval to be repealed:  https://www.ipetitions.com/…/evaluate-wetland-threatened-by… We also have an Open Letter (started last year) that identifies the need for a Conservation Planning Approach and the protection…

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PFN March Monthly Meeting at Camp Kawartha

We hope you were able to join us last night for our Monthly Presentation at Camp Kawartha. Debbie Jenkins gave us a little update on what is going on with the land on Trent Campus. She shared some some ways to help protect them which I will post separately. Rick Stankiewicz walked us through the…

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Celebrating Nature at Trent U February 12, 7pm Market Hall

Trent University’s campus is a unique network of natural areas that support an incredible amount of biodiversity, a natural laboratory for learning, and an extensive trail system. The natural areas and wildlife, however, are at risk because of Trent’s goal of accelerated development of Trent lands. Join us for an engaging discussion about the biodiversity…

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Trent Event: Can Chemistry Be Green? Nov 14

Trent’s Stairs Lecture in Chemistry welcomes Dr. Philip Jessop, Research chair of Green Chemistry, at Queen’s University, and technical director at GreenCentre Canada, to Peterborough on November 14 for a talk entitled Can Chemistry Be Green? The old way to prevent pollution was to capture pollutants before they left the factory or chemical plant, which…

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