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Willow Beach Field Naturalists meet on the last Friday of every month from September to May (except for the month of December).

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Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative Wildlife Hike
When: June 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: McEwen Nature Reserve
Cost: Free
Contact: Bill Newell, 905-396-5343
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Meet at Walker Road and 10th Line (Port Hope). Our guide is Elizabeth Kellogg.

All are welcome.

Crestwood Secondary School in Peterborough will hold an Electronic Waste Drop-Off Day, Saturday, June 4 from 4-9 p.m., in conjunction with the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. The intent is to reduce the amount of waste being dumped in landfills with toxic materials. All proceeds will be donated to Relay For Life.

See for a full list of what is accepted.

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Cobourg Collegiate Institute, 335 King St. East

The Institute’s Learning and Life Skills students are having a plant sale in the west parking lot of the school. Our pollinator plants and bee boxes will be on sale along with plants from the Green Industries classes. (These students received a $250 grant from the WBFN to enable them to carry out this work.)

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. - President’s Walk

An outing to the property of Bruce and Paula Taylor south of Burnley. This property has a Ducks Unlimited wetland, deciduous and mixed forest and open meadow habitats. After exploring this property, we will go and listen for Common Nighthawks and Eastern Whip-poor-wills nearby. Meet at the intersection of Pratt Road and Cty. Rd. 29, south of Burnley. Park on Pratt Road as Cty. Rd 29 is a very busy road.