Meetings

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
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 1T1

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).

PARKING:

All Parking is Free
Marsland Centre is free after 6 pm
Dupont Lot D is free after 5:30 pm
As a courtesy to library users, please do not use the lot located underneath the library building.

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.

WRN Meeting Location

  • WRN Holiday Party

    Whether it's ugly or festive, put on your Holiday Sweater and come join us for some food, music, and cheer!

    Monday, December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
  • Butterfly Adventures

    Thelma has put together a new presentation and will share with us her butterfly journey from her Waterloo garden to Essex County and to the Monarch sanctuaries of Mexico.

    Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
  • WRN Meeting – TBA

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    Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
  • WRN Meeting – TBA

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    Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
  • WRN Meeting – TBA

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    Monday, April 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
  • WRN Meeting – TBA

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    Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
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