Waterloo Region Nature

The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists
317 Highland Road East, Kitchener Ontario  N2M 3W6


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The Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, while retaining this title as its incorporated name,
will gradually transition to the use of Waterloo Region Nature as its day-to-day operating name.


Programs Coordinator - Genie Berger


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Next  Meeting


Monday, December 7, 2015


Knox Presbyterian Church
50 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontari

(Note: This is the new location for WRN/KWFN meetings)

7:00 - 9:30 p.m.


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Meeting Details


Come and take part in this annual informal get together, for an enjoyable time with old friends and new.

Please bring either appetizers or desserts to share.

you’ll need to bring your own mug, plate, utensils
and cloth or paper napkin
for environmentally friendly munching.

Coffee will be provided, as well as tea and hot cider.

Any members wishing to share
their nature-related activities and interests
can reserve a table
for a display or collection, or laptop presentation.

Show us your passion!

Contact Genie Berger before December 1,
at 519-740-2797 or email at

Everyone is welcome!


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Future Meeting Information


Monday, January 25, 2016

General Meeting

Knox Presbyterian Church
50 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario
Note: This is the new location for WRN/KWFN meetings

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Wildflower Walkabout
Southwestern Australia


Anne & Alan Morgan




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Meeting Details


About the Presentation
Alan and Anne will share their recent discoveries while travelling 4,000 km in the southwestern corner of Australia

Enjoy their "Down- under" springtime recent explorations, in contrast with our winter weather.

About the Presenters
Alan and Anne Morgan are long-time members of Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists/Waterloo Region Nature.  Presentations of their previous field experiences have been very informative and most enjoyable!



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More Future Meeting Information
February 22, 2016 - Ontario’s True North – Mike Burrell

March 28, 2016 - The Year with No Summer: Hudson Bay in 1816 - Roger Suffling

April 25, 2016  - All About Butterflies - Thelma Beaubien

May 30, 2015 - TBA 


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General Information

Meetings are held from September to May, on the fourth Monday of the month with the exception of December when a special (social) meeting is scheduled.  If the fourth Monday is a holiday, the meeting is scheduled for the third or the fifth Monday.  Our meetings are free and visitors are always welcome.  A special presentation is usually a part of each regular meeting.


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Meeting Dates for 2015-2016

September 28 October 26 November 23 December 7
January 25 February 22 March 28 April 25
May 30      


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Effective September 28, 2015, all meetings are held at the
Knox Presbyterian Church Hall
Bridgeport Rd. N. and Erb St. W.
Waterloo, Ontario  N2J 4A8



Waterloo Region Nature, formerly known as Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists, will commence its 2015-16 series of meetings at a new location - Knox Presbyterian Church Reception Hall, at the corner of Bridgeport Road West and Erb Street West in Waterloo, Ontario.  Details.

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All regular (general) meetings begin at 7:30 p.m., except the December Social Meeting (7:00 p.m.) and the Annual General Meeting in May (7:00 p.m.)  All meetings are scheduled to end by 9:30 p.m. as we need to vacate the hall before 10:00 p.m.


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Meeting Format

The first hour is usually used for general business including the welcoming of new members and guests, and a time when those present (young and old, novice and experienced) share recent sightings of animals, plants and other natural phenomena.


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General Meeting Minutes

You may access the approved minutes of the KWFN General Meetings by clicking on the active links below.


2013 - 2014 General Meeting Minutes

September 2013    October 2013    November 2013

January 2014   February 2014    March 2014    April 2014    May 2014


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2012 - 2013 General Meeting Minutes

September 2012    October 2012    November 2012

January 2013    February 2013    March 2013    April 2013    May 2013

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2011-2012 General Meeting Minutes

September 2011    October 2011    November 2011
January 2012    February 2012    March 2012    April 2012    May 2012


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2010-2011 General Meeting Minutes

May 2011



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