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 cider.
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
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.
We hope you are continuing to find ways to stay engaged with nature, while still staying safe and close to home. With disappointment, we are notifying you that we do not anticipate being able to meet in person for the balance of the 2020/2021 naturalist year, but we will look ahead with optimism to a resumption of actual meetings from September onwards.
Stay tuned for updates and information for virtual meetings and presentations at our regular meeting time, the fourth Monday of every month. We will continue to explore safe outing opportunities once provincial and/or regional lockdowns have lifted, and we will stay connected with you via our club website, email, social media, and the club newsletter The Heron.
Join us for this wonderful discussion with Eric R. Eaton, writer and author of Wasps: The Astonishing Diversity of a Misunderstood Insect.Monday, September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Zoom Meeting
The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey: what do 40 years of monitoring tell us about Common Loon productivity?
The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey: what do 40 years of monitoring tell us about Common Loon productivity?Monday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Zoom Meeting