Events

Whip-Poor-Wills by Moonlight

Event Date/Time: 2018-06-28 08:00 pm

June 28th | Whip-Poor-Wills Join KLT for a moonlight paddle to Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island where we'll listen for the species at risk, bird the whip-poor-wills bird. This birds distinct call is blurted out on moonlight nights in the summer, and KLT wants to know if this declining species finds refuge on [...]

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Least Bitten Survey – Emily Creek Wetlands

Event Date/Time: 2018-07-07 07:00 am

July 7th | Least Bitten Survey | Emily Creek Wetlands Paddle through the wetlands and use a standardized call-back protocol to search for the threatened Least Bittern. This tiny heron is disappearing from our region due to disturbance and habitat loss. This paddle is best suited to folks interested in Birding. Prior experience [...]

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Prairie Plug Planting

Event Date/Time: 2018-07-08 10:00 am

July 8th | Prairie Plug Planting | McKim-Garsonnin Property For ten years, volunteers have been helping restore the Ballyduff prairie. Come help us with this annual tradition by planting grass 'plugs', and take some time to admire the rare flowers and grasses on this prairie oasis. When: Sunday, July 8th @ 10:00 AM Where: [...]

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Save the Date: Stony Lake Trails Event

Event Date/Time: 2018-07-21 10:00 am

Save the Date: Stony Lake Trails Event Saturday July 21, 2018 More details to be announced.

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Ptbo Paddling Club to Big Island

Paddling Trip: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Paddle & Babble

Event Date/Time: 2018-08-01 06:00 pm

Join us and our friends from the Peterborough Paddling Club for a trip to Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island, on Pigeon Lake. Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 Time: 6 p.m. Meeting Location: From Peterborough, take Chemong Road to Bridgnorth; cross the causeway, and follow County Road 16 – which becomes County Road 37. Turn left at [...]

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Forest Cruisin’ on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island

Event Date/Time: 2018-08-19 10:00 am

August 19 | Forest Cruisin' on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island Learn the tricks to identify the leaves, bark and twigs of some of the dozens of tree species with an expert forester on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island. Put your new skills to work while we cruise the forest for one forest giant that's [...]

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OPEN GATE EVENT: Sheidow Farms Property

Event Date/Time: 2018-09-16 09:00 am

September 16th | Sheidow Farms Property Join us for an afternoon of exploration and take advantage of this unique opportunity to tour Sheidown Farms. This property that is normally not open to the public. More details to be announced. When: Sunday September 16th @ 9;00 AM until 5:00 PM  Where: Sheidow Farms, Bethany Hills  RSVP  

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Harvesting McKim Garsonnin

Tall Grass Seed Collecting

Event Date/Time: 2018-09-30 10:00 am

September 30th | Seed Collecting Come help us pick the seeds of an endangered ecosystem to help in the future replanting of the grasses and wildflowers of our native prairies. Even take some seed home to spread the prairie around! A great hands on way to learn more about this rare [...]

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Buckthorn Removal on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island | Volunteer Work Party

Event Date/Time: 2018-10-27 11:00 am

October 27th | Buckthorn Removal  | Volunteer Work Party Since this Island is protected forever, we know the forest will never be cut down. However, we want it to be as diverse and healthy as possible! We need all hands on deck to manage the invasive Buckthorn shrub on the Island and [...]

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