Friends of Petrie Island

Enjoy time in nature this winter. Looking for a great resolution for 2020? Spend more time in nature; it is good for you. Check out our new Health Benefits in Nature page https://www.petrieisland.org/health-benefits-of-time-in-nature

Please see our 2019 reports https://www.petrieisland.org/recent-dispatches

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: inquiries@petrieisland.org

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