Benefits for Members
Joining PECFN offers members
- Invitations to monthly meetings, either at the Bloomfield Town Hall or via Zoom and featuring presentations on topics of interest to club members by experts
- Invitations to events and regular outings to areas of interest to field naturalists and environmentalists, all led by experts
- Our newsletter, generally issued three times a year
- Opportunities to join with us in advocating for nature
As of September 2021, annual dues are $25 for individuals and $50 for families. Members’ dues are our only reliable source of income and pay for costs such as insurance and hall rentals. PECFN is a member of Ontario Nature, Nature Canada, the Hastings PE Land Trust, and the A2A Trail. We also support a number of other organizations through donations, as needed.
We welcome youth and young adults to join PECFN without paying dues. Please select “New Youth Membership (no dues)” or “Renew Youth Membership (no dues)” and submit the form, below. No e-transfer or cheque is necessary.
To pay your membership dues and/or make a donation, (1) Complete and submit the form below, and (2) Send payment either by etransfer or by cheque. Scroll past the membership form for dues payment and donation how-to’s.
Submission of Membership Dues and Donations:
Be sure to fill out and submit the form above before sending dues or donations. Then, you can use either etransfer through your bank or send a cheque in the mail.
Use this email to send etransfers to: email@example.com
PECFN etransfers are automatic deposits, so you will not be asked for a password.
To pay by cheque, make it payable to PECFN and mail it to:
17 Jane Street, Box 8309
Picton, ON, K0K 2T0
PECFN recognizes members (and some non-members) who have made outstanding contributions to PECFN and to the environment in PEC with awards in various categories. Recipients are nominated from the membership.
- The Joanne Dewey Member of the Year Award (recognizes a member judged to have contributed the most to the Club’s aims and activities in the previous year):
- 2017 – Lorie Brown, 2018 – Amy Bodman, 2019 – Les Stanfield
- The Gloria and Brian Durell Club Service Award (recognizes a member who has contributed significantly to the smooth running of the Club over a number of years):
- 2017 – Cheryl Anderson, 2018 – Agneta Sand and Sandra Dowds, 2019 – Sheila Kuja
- The Terry Sprague Conservation Award (recognizes a member who has made an outstanding contribution to the cause of natural history in the PEC area, including working towards the conservation and protection of land, habitats, or native species):
- 2017 – Myrna Wood, 2018 – Sheena Kennedy, 2019 – Susan Banks and Gerry Jenkison
- The Myrna Wood Conservation Award (recognizes a non-member who has made an outstanding contribution to the cause of natural history in the PEC area, including working towards the conservation and protection of land, habitats, or native species):
- 2017 – Paul Catling and Kari Gunson, 2018 – Peter Fuller and Paula and Bill Peel, 2019 – Richard Bird
- The Yvette and David Bree Education Award (recognizes a member, non-member, or organization for outstanding achievements in the field of natural history education in the PEC region):
- 2017 – Terry Sprague, 2018, Molly Mulloy, 2019 – Pamela Stagg