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Peter's Woods Volunteers Needed

Two sets of Volunteers are required for stewardship during a 2-week period from May to November to carry out the ongoing upkeep of Peter’s Woods. This duty has taken place since 1978 when Willow Beach Field Naturalists, recognizing the beauty and value of such an undisturbed area devoted both time and capital to the establishment of this nature reserve. Volunteers visit "the Woods" twice in their 2 weeks and monitor using a simple checklist. It's a wonderful excuse for a walk there!

Please email Karen Drew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested.


Sunday, April 22, 2018 - Hike along Victoria Rail Trail, south of Omemee
Leader: Roger Frost

Walk along the Rail Trail through forest and marsh habitats. We may find early bird migrants, frogs and early spring wildflowers. Meet at commuter parking lot at County Rd. 28 and Hwy. 401 at 8 a.m. or at Windy Ridge Conservation Area parking lot at 9 a.m. Dress for the weather, bring lunch, snacks and water.

Directions: Take Cty. Rd. 10 north from Port Hope to Hwy. 7. Turn west towards Omemee. Just west of Omemee, go south on Mount Horeb Rd. The Conservation Area is 3.8 km south of Hwy. 7 on Mt. Horeb Rd.

WBFN is pleased to announce that applications are now open for our annual $1000 scholarship.

Eligible students are those who are graduating this year from a Northumberland County secondary school and who have demonstrated a commitment to community environmental stewardship.

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Saturday, March 17 and Sunday March 18, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Presqu'ile Provincial Park Waterfowl Weekend

World-class waterfowl viewing during the spring migration. Volunteer naturalists will help you view and identify over 25 different species of ducks, geese, and swans. Also check out displays and children’s activities in the Nature Centre. Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends’ Gift Shop will be open.

An Illustrated Presentation by

David Bree

feb23 2018 event

India has a billion people but manages to preserve nature through a series of extensive nature reserves. Tonight, journey along in an investigation of the birds, mammals and other wildlife in the conservation parks of NE India, travelling from desert to the Himalayas
Join Presqu’ile Park Naturalist David Bree who returns with another travelogue, where he will share his observations and photographs of nature and parks in North-Eastern India.

Also - our annual Silent Auction fundraiser

FRIDAY, February. 23, 2018

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. meeting starts 7:30 PM

COBOURG Public Library
200 Ontario Street, COBOURG, ON

All welcome – bring a friend!