Haliburton Highlands Field Naturalists

c/o 1222 Horseshoe Lake Rd.

Minden, ON, K0M 2K0




Snowdon Park



Haliburton Information

Haliburton Highlands Land Trust



FYI: Exploring the Lives of Bats Join the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust on Saturday, May 26 (7:00 pm to 9 pm) at the Minden Cultural Center for a presentation on bats with Prof.Brock Fenton. Admission by donation


Randy leads a snowshoe hike

at the Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Reserve

Current month’s acivities are below. For further dates, click on Activities above.

Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 12 noon (note new time)

Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary & Nature Reserve, 4164 Monck Rd., Kawartha Lakes, just past Woodcock Line. Meet in the gravel parking lot at the entrance.

Randy Beacler 

Bring their lunch to eat at the trail entrance at noon and then proceed on the hike of the Altberg Wildlife Sanctuary & Nature Reserve which takes about one and a half hours.To be joined by the Kawartha Field Naturalists.


Thursday, May 10, 1018, 10:00 a.m.

Park & meet at the entrance to Snowdon Park, 3537 Gelert Rd.

Gord Sheehan

Annual Road Cleanup. Bring a bucket, padded gloves and appropriate footwear for damp ditches.  Safety fluorescent vests will be provided


Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Basil Conlin, Trent University

The Wonders of Moths.  Explore moth identification, diversity, and conservation.


Saturday, May 19, 2018, 6:15 a.m.

7286 Gelert Rd. Rail Trail Parking Lot at the Haliburton Village trail entrance just north of the Haliburton Medical Centre

Brian Pfrimmer

Annual Spring Bird Walk. Beginners welcome. Bring bug spray & wear weather appropriate clothing.



All welcome at all the programs. Free for members and only $5.00 for non-members.

Refreshments available by donation. Remember to lug-a-mug.



Contact Us:

E-mail: info@hhfn.ca


Mac & Barry clean out a duck box.



Since 1992 HHFN has been a not for profit organization dedicated to …..

·           Fostering community interest in and knowledge of nature and nature related subjects.

·           Promotion of community awareness and understanding of relationships in nature through educational activities.

·           Providing community forum and advocate for matters of environmental concern.

·           Membership is open to all individuals who subscribe to the above objectives. HHFN is one of 134 affiliate clubs that make up the Ontario Nature’s “Nature Network”. (Federation of Ontario Naturalists).

·           Implementation of a Junior Naturalists Program and the co-management of Snowdon Park and its wetland trail complex are two of the group's undertakings.

·           Outings & presentations are held throughout the year. Watch this site or the local newspapers for information. Members will be emailed. Non-members are welcome to attend.





"Naturalist … one devoted to or versed in the study of animal and plant life"