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 and Instagram. Joining the club is a great way to learn about nature, meet like minded people and connect with your community.


01nov7:00 pm9:00 pmMEETING: Speaking of Wildlife

04nov9:00 am3:00 pmHuronia Regional Meeting - Ontario Nature Clubs & Groups


16decAll DayChristmas Bird Count

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



  • Recap – Outing to the Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve
    Five hearty adventurers did a walk of the Sweetwater Farm Nature Reserve on a rainy Sunday in October. Thanks to their collective knowledge and use of the app Seek by iNaturalist, they were able to identify a number of trees and plants. Here is our list in no particular order: Black Cherry Tree Meadowrue Biting Stonecrop …
  • Recap – Meeting with guest speaker Jean Iron
    We had 13 people in person at the Orillia Museum of Art & History and 16 people on Zoom for our first meeting back together for this program. Committee chairs shared their reports, and we got unway with our guest speaker Jean Iron, who joined via Zoom from her home. This saved a considerable amount …
  • Outing to Huckleberry Rock Lookout Trail – Sept 23, 2023
      Sept 23, 2023 was a warm, sunny fall day. A small group of club members were warmly welcomed by our leader Don Currie, at the Huckleberry Rock Lookout Trail, in Milford Bay, Muskoka.   At the entrance to the trail, there is an engraved boulder that states these are some of the oldest surface …