Parry Sound Nature Club Events

Welcome to the Parry Sound Nature Club event page!  All events are currently virtual. 

May 18th, 7:00pm EST


Learning with Oshkinigig

Experience the story of Oshkinigig: from hand-harvesting materials and construction, historic and current cultural significance, and future opportunities she brings. Participants will experience local Anishinaabek knowledge, culture and practices. Learning with Oshkinigig is as unique as Georgian Bay!

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June 15th, 7:00pm EST

Embracing the Weeds: The Joys of Gardening for Insects with Native Plants

Baz Conlin is a lifelong naturalist based in Peterborough County. For the last 5 years, he has been gardening with native plants in an effort to support and sustain a wide variety of insects.

Many of these plants (ex milkweed, fireweed, jewelweed, Joe-Pye Weed etc) were once considered undesirable, even noxious, but we know better now! But how should we incorporate these plants into our landscape?

Where do we get plants? And what native plants attract the most beneficial insects? Baz will be sharing his mistakes and successes in his journey to answer these questions!

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