Upcoming Events

March Meeting – March 11 at 7 pm (Virtual only via Zoom)

Speaker: Brian Pihak, Royal Astronomical Society, Niagara Chapter

Topic: Astronomical Events in 2024

 

NOTE: All in-person programs are held at the Stevensville Conservation Area (2555 Ott Road) 

Earth Challenge – Feel free to sign up anytime.

Welcome to the Challenge, sponsored by the Bert Miller Nature Club. Thank you for dropping by. This is how it works:

  • There will be a new themed challenge each month, everyone welcome!
  • January – Home Efficiency
  • February – Earth Friendly Eating
  • March – Plastics and Packaging
  • April – Save Money/Support Local
  • May – Get Gardening!
  • To sign up, send an email to letsdosomething.bmnc@gmail.com. Subject: Challenge. Body: Hi, my name is (your name). I would like to participate in the Earth Challenge.
  • You will receive an email at the beginning of each month (January to May) with suggestions of environmentally friendly tasks you can try, as per the theme. We welcome your earth-friendly ideas too!
  • Your name goes into a hat each month and at the end of the month, there will be an email announcing the winner of the monthly prize.
  • Do your best, try, have fun!
  • Examples of challenges for February: Reduce consumption of beef, try a meatless day or two per week.
  • Working together we can DO something, we can make a difference!

Our Meetings and Activities

Download 2023-2024 Program (September to June)

Check out our program to see what speakers and events we have lined up for this year.

Read The Program

The Rambler Newsletter

Our bi annual news letter informing you of the latest Bert Miller news.

Read The Rambler

BMNC Recognized!

The Bert Miller Nature Club received this award from the Municipal Council of the Town of Fort Erie on behalf of the residents to recognize and express appreciation for the efforts to the redevelopment of Bay Beach!

 

Projects

Grass Pickerel

Grass Pickerel

This smaller species of pickerel lives in several creeks in Fort Erie, including a section of Beaver Creek where the Town of Fort Erie would like to increase the rate of flow.

Fowlers Toads

Fowlers Toads

Under the leadership of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and McGill University, we have been contributing volunteer hours to the Fowlers Toad Recovery Project for many years.

The Shagbark Nature Park

Shagbark Nature Park

The Shagbark Nature Park initiative is a project our club maintains year round. It involves the rehabilitation of a Town-owned municipal nature area. The long term vision is to preserve the existing Maple/Beech forest and rehabilitate surrounding lands to increase the extent and diversity of the woodlot.

Shagbark Nature Park

The Shagbark Nature Park initiative is one that the Bert Miller Nature Club is currently working on. It involves the rehabilitation of a Town-owned municipal nature area.

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