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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

Meet The Executive


Glenda Clayton

In the spirit of recycling, Glenda returns as club president after an 11 year hiatus!


Happily retired, Glenda worked mainly in the environmental education field. Glenda enjoys exploring the Georgian Bay region by canoe, on foot or snowshoe/skis.

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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 with her family. Delaina is the Community Programs Manager for the Georgian Bay Biosphere.

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Kenton Otterbein

Kenton Otterbein is the Chief Park Naturalist at Killbear Provincial Park. His work combines education and conservation, especially of Massasauga rattlesnakes. Kenton feels extremely fortunate to have been able to canoe and kayak amongst the 30,000 islands for the past 25 years.

Additional Volunteers

Social Media Coordinator

Jenna Kentel

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!

Social Media & Events

Tianna Burke

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 Lands & Wildlife Programs Manager 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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