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KFN May Dinner 2024

***Deadline to purchase May Dinner tickets is one week before the event*** The Kingston Field Naturalists May Dinner will take place on May 16, 2024 at the Royal Kingston Curling Club at 130 Days Rd in Kingston. Once you have paid for your tickets via PayPal (no account needed), you will receive an electronic receipt … Read more

Kingston Area Birds 13 April 2024 – 19 April 2024

Kingston Area Birds 13 April 2024 – 19 April 2024 Kingston Field Naturalists (KFN) maintain records in a 50km radius of MacDonald Park, Kingston. Birders using eBird are encouraged to share their sightings with ‘Kingston FN’. Alternatively, please email  records directly to me – contact details below. Please note that some sightings may require review … Read more
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Kingston Field Naturalists 2024 Annual General Meeting

Thursday 18 April will be our Annual General Meeting Note: Barrie Gilbert is no longer available to speak at our annual meeting, board members will give a presentation instead. We will have a short report of our activities in the past year, a review of the budget, and a vote by the membership on a … Read more

Kingston Area Birds 6 April 2024 – 12 April 2024

Kingston Area Birds 6 April 2024 – 12 April 2024 Kingston Field Naturalists (KFN) maintain records in a 50km radius of MacDonald Park, Kingston. Birders using eBird are encouraged to share their sightings with ‘Kingston FN’. Alternatively, please email records directly to me – contact details below. Please note that some sightings may require review … Read more

Kingston Area Birds 30 March 2024 – 5 April 2024

Kingston Area Birds 30 March 2024 – 5 April 2024 Kingston Field Naturalists (KFN) maintain records in a 50km radius of MacDonald Park, Kingston. Birders using eBird are encouraged to share their sightings with ‘Kingston FN’. Alternatively, please email  records directly to me – contact details below. Please note that some sightings may require review … Read more
American Crows on farm field in March

Review Of Avian Influenza In The Kingston Region, April 2024

The outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the Kingston region appears to be over for this season. It began around January 31st, when numerous dead geese were reported at Lake Ontario Park and the Elevator Bay area. The Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre also received calls and distressed birds from Collins Bay, Bath, and Belleville. Over … Read more

Kingston Area Birds 23 March 2024 to 29 March 2024

Kingston Area Birds 23 March 2024 – 29 February 2024 Kingston Field Naturalists (KFN) maintain records in a 50km radius of MacDonald Park, Kingston. Birders using eBird are encouraged to share their sightings with ‘Kingston FN’. Alternatively, please email  records directly to me – contact details below. Please note that some sightings may require review … Read more

Leaders Needed

 A message to all Kingston Field Naturalists members. Your Field Trip Coordinator needs your help. I’m looking for leaders to assist in the seasonal field trip operations. It’s time to get off your “couches” and get involved in the organization we all love. My immediate need is for people to lead the May Nature Walks … Read more
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KFN 2024 BioBlitz

The Kingston Field Naturalists invite you to join us for our 26th BioBlitz — 14 and 15 June, 2024 at Avenstone near Camden East. Our goal is to record 1,000 species in this 24-hour period. We hope that it will be it a fun and educational event for everyone. Our annual BioBlitz is an inventory … Read more
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KFN Contributes to City of Kingston’s Decision to Sign Onto the Montreal Pledge

At the COP15 conference in Montreal in December 2022, 190 countries, including Canada, signed onto an agreement to work together to halt and reverse nature’s ongoing decline in biodiversity. To address this issue at a local level, the City of Montreal invited all cities across the world to declare their intention to contribute to this … Read more
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