Sunday, December 14, 2014

At 7:00 a.m.

Meet at Minden Tim Horton’s

Dennis Barry.

You must confirm with him at 1 (905) 725-2116 or

Christmas Bird Count

Bird feeder counts for that day are also welcome, ask him if you are in our circle.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Lindsay Maxim, Executive Co-ordinator of the Kawartha Turtle Centre

The rehabilitation and release of injured Ontario Turtles by the Kawartha Turtle Centre.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Ron Tozer

Birds of Algonquin Provincial Park

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. sharp.

Rain date: Monday September 29th.


Meet in Algonquin Park at the Centennial Ridges Trailhead near the East Gate.

To register for this free hike call Wally at 705 489-4414. 

Algonquin Park Centennial Ridges Trail Hike, 10K, , Hike level: challenging. Bring hiking poles, water, lunch, and wear sturdy hiking shoes plus weather appropriate clothing. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Algonquin Provincial Park Chief Park Naturalist Rick Stronks.

The Bears of Algonquin Provincial Park

Friday August 15, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

1222 Horseshoe Lake Rd.

Gord Sheehan

Annual General Meeting followed by a Pot Luck Luncheon.

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. (Raindate Sunday, July 20, 2014)

Pauper Creek & Lake

Ray Laughlen

Barry Withers

Canoe Outing. Meet at Jug City at Carnarvon at 10:00 am. Confirm with Ray (705) 754-9479 or Barry Withers (705) 489-4466 and to get details.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

Don Kerr’s new property

Ray Laughlen

Walk. Meet at Minden Hills Municipal Parking Lot near the Fire Station.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Dan Busby

Tips & Tricks of Nature Photography.

Wednesday,May 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Glebe Park. Parking at the Haliburton Museum (Washroom available)

Carolyn Langdon

Edible Plants Walk. All welcome.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 meet at 6:15 a.m. to start promptly at 6:30 a.m. please

Rail Trail near Haliburton Town, 7286 Gelert Rd.

Don Smith

Annual Bird Walk. Beginners welcome.

Cancelled Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Phil Puxley

Friends of the Osprey: The work that this volunteer organization does to enhance nesting opportunities, stabilize the population and educate the public about this majestic bird. 

Rain Date now in effect: Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Meet at entrance to Snowdon Park

Gord Sheehan


 after Apr. 12 if you can help.

HHFN Annual Roadside Cleanup on Earth day.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Haliburton Museum

Judy Kennedy

Butterflies Forever…or not? Click for flyer.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Haliburton Museum

Ed Poropat

Ontario Reptile & Amphibian Atlas Project

(an ON Nature project)

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 7:30 pm

Haliburton Museum

Susan Chan

Susan, a scientist and bee expert, will give a presentation.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Frost Centre Trailhead

Wally Ozog

(705) 489-4414

Snowshoe Outing followed by lunch at the Mill Pond in Carnarvon afterwards (optional). A one hour beginner’s trek is available.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 (Severe weather date reschedule to Thurs. Feb. 27)

Potluck Dinner at 6:30 pm

Members’ Presentations at 7:30 p.m.

Haliburton Highlands Museum


Potluck Dinner & Members’ Night. Guests welcome. Everyone please bring a supper food item of your choice.

Thursday, April 18, 2013, Refreshments at 7 pm , program at 7:30 pm

Haliburton Museum

Jan Heffer

Wildlife in Brazil in October

- A Photographic Essay

Thursday, May 16, 2013, Refreshments at 7 pm , program at 7:30 pm

Haliburton Museum

Invasive Species Council

Eradicating Invasive Species such as Phragmites, Goutweed, Buckthorn, etc.

Saturday May 18, 2013, meet at 6:15 a.m. in order to start the walk at 6:30 a.m. sharp, please.

7286 Gelert Rd.

Don Smith

OUTING: Annual Spring Bird Walk

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10:00 am

Don Wright’s Bog

From County Road 1 (= Gelert Road) at Lochlin, turn north on Lochlin Road (beside the Lochlin Community Centre). Just over 1 km north, turn left (west) on Warder Road and proceed to the Wrights' lane at #1126 on the north side. In case anyone gets lost, the Wrights' phone number is 705-286-3659.

Don Smith


OUTING: Orchid Walk

Outing to observe plants, birds, insects, etc. at the spectacular bog, fen, esker, forest, and meadows owned by Don and Mary Wright near Lochlin, Haliburton County. The specialties are orchids and other bog plants.

Before the outing, check the website at for a great introduction to their property and its flora and fauna.

Bring lunch, water, boots, hiking stick, camera, fly repellent.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 9:30 am

Gelert Rd (CR 1) at Snowdon Park

Don Kerr & Barry Withers

Road Cleanup followed by lunch at local restaurant

Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10:30 am to 12 noon

Common Room at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre


Annual General Meeting followed by a brown bag lunch or takeout from Mollys at the picnic tables at the Cultural Centre

Wednesday August 7, 2013 10:15 am sharp

Take County Rd.  503.  If traveling from Kinmount towards Gooderham you will see the Irondale General Store on the North side at 8193 County Rd. 503 about halfway between Kinmount and Gooderham.  Turn onto Irondale Rd., 50 metres East and proceed to the meeting place on the far side of the bridge.

Chris Whittemore, 705 447-2609

Irondale River Canoe Trip Outing

Bring life jackets, lunch, binoculars, swimsuit & rain protection of needed. Lunch & swim at Furnace Falls.

Thursday September 19, 2013 7:30 pm

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Kaarina Blackie

Presentation on Haliburton In Transition, a regional coordinating hub,whose projects include a seed library, wild foods, food self-sufficiency and alternative building practices & educational workshops.

Thursday October 17, 2013 7:30 pm

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Dr. Richard Wilson, Forest Program Pathologist

Presentation on the biology, range and impact of Beech Bark Disease in Ontario

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Dan Busby, Biologist & Ornithologist

Peregrine Falcons in Haliburton County

Click here for poster.