Friends of Petrie Island

Summer programming is now completed.  Please check the website and our Facebook page for fall activities such as Plant Group and the release of turtle hatchlings.  

Friends of Petrie Island –  2019 Activities

Friends of Petrie Island (FOPI) work with partners and summer staff to deliver educational and environmentally sound programming.  

  • June 22- Clean up Day
  • June 23- Turtle Day
  • Every second Tuesday – the Petrie Island Plant Group discusses local flora.
  • Wednesday Work Days- every Wednesday morning from 9- 12 until October.  Meet at the Tool shed.
  • August 17 and 18- Tree Inventory
  • August 28- Summer Naturalist Children’s programs have concluded
  • Tours available on special request
  • Tent and picnic rentals available on special request 
  • Turtle conservation- ongoing
  • September 8- Family Green Time

For fall requests please email us:

Petrie Island summer staff June 2019 — Al Tweddle (chair), Emie, Emma, Laura, Atira and Callie