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Why Turtles Need Help to Cross a Road
In Ontario we are lucky enough to have eight different species of turtle.  Sadly however, seven of these eight are considered Species at Risk. .....Full Story
June 9, 2015
27th Annual General Meeting
The 27th Annual General Meeting of The Friends of Presqu’ile Park Over 50 people packed into Stonehedge Cottage on Saturday, May 30, for the .....Full Story
June 2, 2015
Bushnell Raffle Winners
2015 BUSHNELL Raffle Winners The winners of the BUSHNELL Scope with tripod and the BUSHNELL Binoculars at The Friends’ Spring Birding Raffle .....Full Story
May 25, 2015
Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend May 16 and 17
Warblers and Whimbrels Weekend at Presqu’ile – May 16-17/2015 The Friends of Presqu’ile Park are pleased to announce that after .....Full Story
May 4, 2015
Turtle travel research aims to help reptiles cross the road safely
In February PhD Laurentian University student Sean Boyle won the university's three-minute thesis competition outlining his research around .....Full Story
April 20, 2015
Monarchs and Migrants Weekend
Labour Day weekend is our annual Monarchs and Migrants weekend.  Just as May is the big month for north-bound migrants, September is best to see those heading south.  The big bonus however is that insect migrants are more noticeable at this time of year.

Bird banders, Elizabeth Kellogg and Roger Frost, will be here both days from 8:00 am to noon to demonstrate the catching and banding of migrating birds.  Find out how banding is done, learn what this technique can tell us about bird migration, and get a chance to see birds up very close!

Don Davis will also be here with his very popular Monarch Butterfly tagging demonstrations from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm both days.  The chance to release a tagged butterfly is the highlight of the year for many of our visitors.

We will also have walks to look for migrating birds, butterflies, and dragonflies (yes, some dragonflies do migrate).
See calendar of events for dates 

Coming Events
Friday Jul. 31 - 2015
Saturday Aug. 1 - 2015
Sunday Aug. 2 - 2015
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