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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

Birding Report The mix of birds at Presqu'ile Provincial Park has changed very little in the past week, as expected in late June/early July.  Nevertheless, the exceptional variety for which the Park is noted and the potential for something out of the ordinary justify the effort to spend a day birding at Presqu'ile, even in mid-summer. A few WOOD DUCKS continue to be seen in the marsh.  The COMMON LOON that flew past the lighthouse was likely not one of the family that made the marsh their home this spring.  With a scope GREAT EGRETS can be observed on their nests on High Bluff Island.  A
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Birding Report In a month or two of summer doldrums as far as birding is concerned, any sightings that are slightly out of season are of interest, and there have been a few of those at Presqu'ile Provincial Park this week, as well as the usual broad mix of breeding birds that the Park has to offer. MUTE SWAN numbers have been gradually building up in the past week, with about 50 birds in Popham Bay and Presqu'ile Bay in recent days, excluding numerous recently fledged young.  The Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, in recent correspondence, wrote, " Ministry staff are working with the
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