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 event, lately a winter walk.
Our May meeting includes a native plant swap.
At each meeting field guides are available for sale.
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 social is held earlier in the month. The May meeting (which includes a short annual business meeting) starts at 7:00 pm.
Our meeting location is:
Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
50 Erb Street West
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).
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.
Bicycles are welcome. The church recommends bringing your bicycle inside for safe keeping.
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.
Claire Schon is a PhD student in the Waterloo Wetland Laboratory, led by Dr. Rebecca Rooney at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Biology. Her research focuses on botany, wetland ecology, and invasive species control, working to control invasive Phragmites within the Waterloo Region and...Monday, January 22, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
Dr. Liam McGuire is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo. Liam’s research program is broadly interested in how animals cope with energetic challenges, primarily focussed on bats and birds. His current research focusses primarily on migration, hibernatio...Monday, February 26, 2024 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
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