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How to get involved

There are various ways you can help or get involved. We can use more hands to get the maintenance and improvement work done, and especially more monitors for the summer months. Also, we can use any relevant information you might have about the islands, their history, geology, plants and animals, and also photographs.

  • Become a Friend of Petrie Island for $10 per year
  • Attend one of the spring cleanups and open houses
  • Attend one of the regular monthly meetings
  • Attend the annual general meeting
  • Come out and help with maintenance work Wednesday mornings (May-October)
  • Come to the island on a summer weekend and talk to the monitor
  • Look at our membership form below and consider becoming a Friend of Petrie Island

For further information please contact the chairman of Friends of Petrie Island, Al Tweddle at 824-1188, or send him e-mail.


The Friends of Petrie Island

 

 

The Friends of Petrie Island was formed in November 1997 and a constitution was approved in October 1998. It was incorporated in 2002.  The volunteer organization consists of a 10-person executive which holds regular meetings the third Tuesday of each month, as well as a spring and fall general meeting. The yearly membership fee is $10.


THE ORGANIZATION IS DEDICATED TO:

* Development of comprehensive plans that will harmoniously blend the natural beauty and ecological values of the island along with its use for passive recreation purposes

* Participation in development and operation of nature trails and picnic areas

* Encouraging public awareness and participation in the planning and use of this area, including development of interpretive nature programs

* Providing and coordinating volunteers to achieve these aims

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MEMBERSHIP FORM

Please fill out and mail to: Steve McPhee, 386 Vince Avenue, Orleans, Ontario K1E 2E3.

Membership is $10 per person, $25 for a family.  Please enclose a cheque made out to "Friends of Petrie Island".

Name ...................................................................................................................................................

Address .................................................................................................................................................

Phone ................................................. Email...........................................................................

Interested in volunteering for:

Cleanup ________ Operation of picnic area ________ Monitors ________ Interpretive program ________ Organization ________ Fundraising ________

Special skills .........................................................................................................................................

COMMENTS: If you wish to comment please put on back of this form

 

Page updated 2013-02-14    Friends of Petrie Island