Anyone with an interest in nature is welcome to attend our free meetings.
- We start with a few announcements of noteworthy upcoming events, conservation issues or projects.
- A mic is passed around as people share recent sightings of animals, plants, and insects
- We welcome new members and guests
- After a short break...
- The main feature is a presentation by a guest speaker on one of a variety of interesting topics
Our December meeting is a social with snacks, coffee and display tables.
Our May meeting includes a native plant swap.
At each meeting field guides are available for sale, and Ontario Nature holiday cards are available to order in the fall.
Meetings are usually on the 4th Monday of the month (unless that conflicts with a holiday) at 7:30 pm from September through May. The December meeting is earlier in the month and both it and the May meeting (which includes a short annual business meeting) start at 7:00 pm.
Our meeting location is:
Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
50 Erb Street West
Public Transit: There are ION LRT stations nearby at Waterloo Public Square and at Willis Way. The route 5 bus stops on Erb Street West between Father David Bauer Drive and Caroline Street. The route 7 and route 16 buses stop on King Street near the Waterloo Public Square station.
The facility is fully accessible
Doors will open at 7:00 pm for regular meetings, or as may be announced for special meetings (AGM in May and December Social).
All Parking is Free
Marsland Centre is free after 6 pm
Dupont Lot D is free after 5:30 pm
Please do not use the Public Library Lots.
Note that traffic around the block: Erb – Albert – Caroline is one-way counterclockwise.
All parking access is from Dupont Street, which is two-way and can be entered from either Albert or Caroline N.
How has the family, Orchidaceae, become the most successful and largest family of flowering plants? Larry will discuss features of orchid biology that have led to a family that includes over 25, 000 species.Monday, September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
In this inspirational presentation, Kyle Blaney shares his favourite nature photos and the life lessons he learned pursuing their capture.Monday, November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall