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Friends of Petrie
Volunteer Organization located in Orleans, Ontario Contact us at: inquiries2016@petrieisland.org
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Friends of Petrie Apr 28
Come see Petrie Island from the water this summer!
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Friends of Petrie Apr 26
Some YouTube aerial footage of the flooding of Petrie Island, taken yesterday April 25. Pretty much the entire island is under water. 🙁 Footage by Frank Nigro
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Friends of Petrie Apr 24
This is a post from Nature Conservancy of Canada about the threatened musk turtle. A musk turtle was last reported at Petrie Island in 2008.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 24
Sad story but good description of the harms of unleashed dogs.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 21
Here is a photo from today, April 21, Easter Sunday, from one of the Friends of Petrie Island Group. Thanks Paula. It isn’t getting better.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 21
Pictures speak louder than words.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 20
Today’s update..... hope the rain is done.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 19
Updated report from Paul. Access to the Island now closed.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 18
Learn more about the important role of pollinators at the City sponsored event next Friday April 26. Other local environmental agencies will also be present.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 17
Happy Bat Appreciation Day. Stay tuned to hear about a partnership project in the works to help bats on Petrie Island.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 17
Some more pics from Carol. Doesn’t the joy of play put a smile on your face?
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Friends of Petrie Apr 17
Wow, check out this river otter sighting from yesterday. Thanks Carol.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 12
Last, but not least, the volunteers of the Friends of Petrie Island contribute all the administrative work- planning, fund raising, connecting with partners such as the City of Ottawa, Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, the Ottawa...
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Friends of Petrie Apr 11
Volunteers share their knowledge and passion through various activities such as interpretive signage and interactive events. In 2018 over 1700 children and adults attended educational activities at Petrie...
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Friends of Petrie Apr 10
Volunteers with the Friends of Petrie Island also contribute to science with activities such as basking turtle counts, tree inventories, release of turtle hatchlings. Become a volunteer- — celebrating National Volunteer Week
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Friends of Petrie Apr 9
Volunteers protect the ecological integrity of Petrie Island.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 9
Volunteers also work to protect the ecology of Petrie Island through activities such as tree planting, removal of invasive species and tree wrapping.
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Friends of Petrie Apr 2
Did you know that Petrie Island is home to numerous species of reptiles and amphibians including three...
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Friends of Petrie Mar 29
Here is something for you teachers, home schoolers, and club leaders. Research shows better learning in the...
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Friends of Petrie Mar 25
Check out how spring is progressing at Petrie Island. Thanks Debora.
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