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Parry Sound Nature Club

The Parry Sound Nature Club was established in the 1980s. We are part of a province-wide network of groups and individuals, coordinated by Ontario Nature, called the Nature Network.

We meet at 7:00pm on the third Wednesday of the month from September to June. View Upcoming Events for more information.

The goals of the Parry Sound Nature Club include:

  1. To promote a public interest in and a knowledge of the natural history of the Parry Sound area;

  2. To promote the conservation of wildlife and wildlife habitat;

  3. To consider and discuss matters of environment; and,

  4. To promote, encourage, and cooperate with other organizations that have similar objectives.

For Treasurer's Reports and other information, please email parrysoundnatuerclub @gmail.com

Meet The Executive

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President

Tianna Burke, M.Sc

Tianna holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s of Science from Trent University where she studied the lives of Bank Swallows, an aerial insectivore. Currently, she is the Conservation Biologist at the Georgian Bay Biosphere where her love of science, conservation, communications, and education has come full circle. 

 

Tianna is an avid bird watcher, bird bander, gardener, and loves to hike, snowshoe, do taxidermy, and care for her pets on her little hobby farm.

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Vice President & Membership

Delaina Arnold

A fourth generation born and raised Parry Sounder, Delaina is an avid gardener, reader, cook, and spends every opportunity playing outside, camping, hiking, and traveling. Delaina is a graduate of Sir Sandford Fleming College and went on to receive a Bachelor of Environmental & Resource Studies and International Development Studies from Trent University. She is the Education Programs Manager for the Georgian Bay Biosphere.

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Treasurer

Kenton Otterbein

Kenton Otterbein is the Discovery Program Leader at Killbear Provincial Park. While not an uber-birder who can identify every twitter in the woods, Kenton has the benefit of 21 years of working, living and observing changes in nature at Killbear and surrounding Georgian Bay Biosphere Region.

Volunteers

Social Media Coordinator

Jenna Kentel, B.Sc

Jenna holds a Bachelor of Environmental and Resource Science (Trent) and is finishing her Master’s in Biology (Laurentian). She is passionate about the protection of Species at Risk and is currently a Landscape and Wildlife Technician at the Georgian Bay Biosphere. In her spare time, you can find her outside observing wildlife while hiking, climbing, paddling, or skiing!

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