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Announcing our adapted plan for 2020!

Our committee have been busy meeting over Zoom and planning out activities for you to get out in nature and learning about this region, while we aren't able to get together in person. The original program plan is on hold for next year. Our adapted program will be a mixture of webinars and download & go activities.

Some changes to note:

  • Registration and sign up will still be required for webinars and download & go activities
    • Once you register for a webinar, you will be emailed a link for Zoom which you can click at the specific date and time
  • We will not be printing a booklet this year, but instead have all information on this page

Our thanks to the volunteers who coordinate the program, to the people who guide events and to the businesses who sponsor these events!

Passport to Nature Organizing Committee

Thank you to the wonderful people who have dedicated countless hours to making the Passport to Nature a success: Kathy Hunt, Adam Thomson, Ginny Moore, Jamie Ross, Janet Machan, Jan Walinck, Joan Berndt, Pamela Fulford, Sue Deadman, Tanya Clark and Tom Wilson. A special thank you to Judy-Mitchell Wilson, Janet Briere, Nancy Chong and Stefanie Moy-Shuster as well.


Upcoming Events:

July Kids Challenge - Up Close with Nature

Register to let us know you will be taking part in the July Challenge, visit a Reserve and taking photos, drawings, describe what you see. Share with us on social media to enter to win a prize! Full details when you register your family.

Register for the Challenge

July 30th 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Plants & Pollinators Webinar

It’s time to celebrate our local wildflowers and important pollinators! Join Linda Forster from Orillia Horticultural Society and Miriam Goldberger from Wildflower Farm to learn about what flowers are in bloom in late July, what flowers support pollinators, and how to design a stunning bouquet. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

Space is limited! Sign up for the webinar here

Sponsors who make the program possible!

Gold Sponsor
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Bronze Sponsors
Event Sponsors
Event Partners

PASSPORT TO NATURE CANADA

Passports to Nature in Canada is your invitation to experience the marvels of our natural world in communities across Canada.  Each passport describes guided events that are open to all and often free. Where in nature will you travel this year?

A special thank you to The Gosling Foundation for inspiring environmental organizations and supporting engagement.

Pelee Buzz: http://peleebuzz.eventbrite.ca  

Pelee Island (Lake Erie), Ontario ~ March 22 to mid-December

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory: www.peptbo.ca/nature-matters.php

Prince Edward County, Ontario ~ April 20 to October 31, 2019

Land Conservancy for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington: www.LandConservancyKFLA.org

Frontenac and L & A counties south of Highway 7 ~ April 2019 to February 2020

rare Charitable Research Reserve: www.raresites.org

Waterloo Region/Wellington, Ontario ~ April to November, 2019

Thames Talbot Land Trust: www.thamestalbotlandtrust.ca/passport_to_nature

London Ontario and adjoining counties~ April 2019 to February 2020

Wellington Water Watchers ~ 2Rivers Festival: https://www.2riversfestival.org/

Guelph, Ontario ~ May and June 2019

Long Point Basin Land Trust: www.longpointlandtrust.ca

Treks, Tracts and Trees: Explore the Outdoors

Norfolk County, Ontario ~ May to October 2019

Nature Trust of New Brunswick: http://www.naturetrust.nb.ca/wp/

The Land Conservancy of British Columbia: http://conservancy.bc.ca/2019/02/passport-to-nature/