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
There are a number of public transit options. The 200 iXpress bus, and routes 5 and 7 stop nearby. 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.
There may be occasional disruptions or detours due to LRT construction.
Shirley's Box and the Highgate Mastodon - giants of the ice age in Ontario.Monday, November 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
A fun evening with good company, festive music, and delicious food.Monday, December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
From Bats to Boas and Back: The Flora and Fauna on the northeast coast, Costa Rica, Cano Palma Biological Station
Come out and hear the fascinating history of Cano Palma, the work they do, and get a little taste of what it’s like to live and work in the jungle!Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
Who Said Trees Couldn’t Walk? Exploring the Movement of the Northern Treeline in Response to Climate Change
Hear one of the scientists behind the international Global Tree Range Expansion Experiment (G-TREE) .Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
An introduction to the wild world of soil life.Monday, March 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church Hall