Welcome to Saugeen Nature

Explore the natural world. A tagline will go here.

Our Upcoming Events

You can view our upcoming outdoor events below.

Indoor Events

Annual General Meeting

April 15, 2024
18:30
Our speaker this year is Madeline Sanagan from the Bruce Peninsula National Park. She will give a presentation on Ontario’s turtles.
Junior Naturalist

Finding Your Way!

April 20, 2024
Once we learn how to use maps, compasses and G.P.S. units we will Find our Way on site through various scavenger hunts. We will include some clues from nature to help us navigate as well.
Outdoor Events

Outing: Spring Migrants

April 20, 2024
10:00
We will look at the flooded areas along the Sauble River and other nearby areas north of Scone in search of ducks and wading birds heading north for the breeding season.

Who We Are

Welcome to the Saugeen Nature (SN) website.

We hope that the varied events outlined on page 3 of this site will stimulate you to come join us for any of our indoor meetings or outdoor excursions. See our Events section for contact information.
We take an active role in educating our youth with our Junior Naturalist Program where 6 to 12 year olds discover, investigate and have fun and adventures in, the natural world. We also sponsor some of our young naturalists to summer nature camps and Ontario Nature’s Youth Summit.
We invite you to come and find what we are all about. Join us at one of our indoor meetings or come explore with us during one of our many outdoor events as outlined on page 3 of this website. A membership application is available on this site for those of you who share our passion for the environment – we look forward to meeting you.
Angus Inksetter, President of Saugeen Nature

What We Do

Saugeen Nature Group

We hope that the varied events outlined on page 3 of this site will stimulate you to come join us for any of our indoor meetings or outdoor excursions. See our Events section for contact information.
We take an active role in educating our youth with our Junior Naturalist Program where 6 to 12 year olds discover, investigate and have fun and adventures in, the natural world. We also sponsor some of our young naturalists to summer nature camps and Ontario Nature’s Youth Summit.
We take an active role in educating our youth with our Junior Naturalist Program where 6 to 12 year olds discover, investigate and have fun and adventures in, the natural world. We also sponsor some of our young naturalists to summer nature camps and Ontario Nature’s Youth Summit.

Conservation Award

Do You Know an Outstanding Naturalist?

Saugeen Nature will recognize outstanding contributions to the cause of local conservation by an individual in the past 5 years, or significant contribution to the work of Saugeen Nature.
2022

Doug Lonsdale

2019

Family of Jean (Weir) and Nelson Maher

2018

Nancy Griffin

2017

John Reaume

2016

Mike Pickup

2015

Ray Giesler

2014

Howard and Bruce Krug (Posthumusly)

2013

Mac Campbell

2013

Jerry and Joan Asling

2012

Dave Schaus

2010

Clarke Birchard

2009

Dorothy Kings

Gallery Archive

Something about the gallery.

Nature hike at the Brant Tract

Mushroom Identification With Joanne

Junior Naturalists 2018-2019

Mother’s Day Wildflowers

Get In Touch!

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If you have a photo of a bird that you would like to identify, please upload it here.
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I the undersigned, wish to have my child
participate in the following activity
sponsored by the Saugeen Naturalists. As part of registering my child, I hereby agree as follows:
1. That I acknowledge that there are inherent risks associated with this activity and that my child could sustain personal injury through participation in this activity and I am hereby accepting to take that risk on behalf of myself or my child.

2. To save harmless and keep indemnified the Saugeen Naturalists and the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority and their respective agents, official servants and representatives against all claims and actions, costs and expenses and demands, in respect of injury, loss or damage or death to myself or my child’s person.

3. That I acknowledge that in this situation volunteers are involved in supervising this activity and that I shall accept the responsibility of observing my child’s participation in this activity and should I have any objection to the manner in which my child or myself are being supervised or instructed, I accept the responsibility to remove myself or my child from this activity.

This agreement shall be binding upon myself, my heirs, executors and assigns.