Fall Birding

Aug 19 – Oct 31 2019 Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) Join experts and special guests for a series of guided walks, talks and special crafts and games during fall bird migration at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory. This is one of the province’s best places to see the colourful and unusual birds […]

Chart the Dark Sky: What’s Up at Night!

Friday, October 4 (Rain or cloud date: Sat., Oct. 5) Friday, October 18 (Rain or cloud date: Sat. Oct. 19) 7:30 PM SHARP – 9:00 PM This is a very weather dependent event. Meet County night sky enthusiasts Ramesh Pooran and James Rose in front of the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) at the […]

Wild About Herbs

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 10 am until 3 pm The Wellings of Picton 617 County Road 49, Picton, ON Conrad and Aku Richter from Richter’s Herbs in Goodwood, ON will present a lively discussion about herbs. Aku will speak on herbs she loves and how she uses them, Conrad will tell you about unusual […]

Lighthall Marsh Stroll

Sunday, September 1, 9 AM – 1 PM In the early 1980s Ducks Unlimited constructed an earthen berm enclosing a large area which has become Lighthall Marsh. The marsh is a very active habitat for waterfowl, beavers, otters, frogs and turtles. The earthen berm hosts many species of interesting plants. We will walk from Army […]

Snakes & Salamanders at Mariners Park Museum

Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM Mariners’ Park Museum 2065 County Rd 13 Picton South Bay Join Clint Fulsom for a talk – and a chance to pet – snakes and salamanders! Fun for kids and grown-ups alike! Light refreshments will be served. $5 admission. Contact Diane at [email protected] or 613-476-8392 […]

Birds & Bees Fundraiser

Saturday, July 27, 10 AM – 4 PM, Rain or Shine 8 AM Early Bird Hike Join us at Stanners Vineyard for a day of mini-workshops and activities celebrating birds and bees. Stop by for a shade tree coffee tasting, take a hike, shop the vendors, meet beekeepers and taste local honey. Experience nature activities […]

A Pictorial History of Sandbanks

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM Mariners’ Park Museum 2065 County Rd 13 Picton South Bay For years, photographer John A. Brebner has captured the flora and fauna of Sandbanks Provincial Park, documenting its rise into one of the most popular beaches and parks in Ontario. Join him for a talk […]

Flowering Wild PEC

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11 AM – 4 PM Hosted by Floralora Flowers and Free Folk Events 1304 County Rd 241304 County Road 24, Cherry Valley, Prince Edward County Rooted in art, Flowering Wild PEC is a one day, visual art display featuring floral and fauna grown by local floral farmers and designers. In partnership with, Canadian […]

BioBlitz 2019 — Hudgin-Rose Property

July 20-21 2019 – Saturday Noon to Sunday Noon Prince Edward County Field Naturalists (PECFN) with Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory (PEPtBO) and Hastings-Prince Edward Land Trust (HPELT) present BioBlitz 2019. Community volunteers of all ages, young and young at heart, are invited to join scientists and experts to record […]

Sand Sifting Cleanup at the Outlet Beach

“Sifting Sands”… four beach cleanup days during the summer, all held opposite Currah’s on the Outlet Beach Friday, July 19, 2019 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Join the Friends for this two-hour beach clean-up event. Every year, nearly 10,000 tons of plastic pollute the Great Lakes. Because of […]

Plant Identification Walks

Scheduled Plant Identification Walks 2019 Mon May 13 Belleville, Potters Creek 5:30-7:30 pm Thurs June 13 Picton, Millennium Trail 5:30-7:30 pm ** Mon June 17 Wellington, Millennium Trail 5:30-7:30 pm** Mon July 8 Picton, Delhi Park 5:30-7:30 pm Sun July 14 Picton, Millennium Trail 11 am-1 pm** Mon Aug 5 Picton, Macaulay Mountain 2-4 pm […]

Sandbanks Lakeshore Trail Hike – Sandbanks Provincial Park

July 8th, 2019 starting at 9:30am Sandbanks Provincial Park 3004 County Rd. 12 RR#1 Hike the Sandbanks Lakeshore Lodge shoreline trail with Gina Brennan, outdoor education instructor. This interpretive walk through both forest and field along the shores of Lake Ontario will identify flora and fauna along the trail. Hear birds sing and feel the […]