We are a passionate group of individuals with a wide variety of interests and backgrounds but whom all have an enthusiastic interest in nature.

See the calendar to the right for upcoming events, and the full program can be found on our program page here.

You can see recent activities such as outings, recap of meetings and more on our Activities page.

And make sure you are signed up as a member and following on Facebook. Joining the club is a great way to learn about nature, meet like minded people and connect with your community.


01mar7:00 pm9:00 pmWorld Heritage Sites


05apr7:00 pm9:00 pmOntario Wildflowers

12apr6:30 pm8:00 pmSight and Sounds of Spring #1

14apr10:00 am12:00 pmOuting: Coldwater River to Matchedash Bay

We try to keep the website up to date with events and activities as regularly as possible, but please make sure you are on our email list so you receive notices. Email us to be added: orillianaturalists@gmail.com



  • March Meeting with Guest Speaker Lynn Holden
    We had over 30 people join our March meeting (between in person and Zoom) to hear from Lynn Holden on World Heritage sites. Lynn took us on a journey across our landscapes to learn about a few of the sites. A World Heritage site is a landmark or area with legal protection by an international …
  • Outing: Wilson’s Falls
    Almost 10 people ventured north to explore the trail that leads to Wilson’s Falls in Bracebridge. The group enjoyed the trail and heard a Raven and Chickadees. A quiet day, but nice to get out none the less. The trail was hard packed, and entered through the Rodgers Road access – steep in spots, but …
  • Outing: Ramara Trail
    Despite damp cold and flat light, five of us had an enjoyable walk today out the Ramara Trail. We had permission to go into Hammock Harbour, and today we counted about 14 Swans – the near ones we could see were Trumpeters (see picture). We also saw about 20 Scaup (don’t know for sure which …