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Community Group Directory

There are many environmental non-profits and community groups working in The County and nearby communities.  Explore the directory below for groups who have information, resources, volunteer opportunities and programs that you can participate in!

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Local Organizations

Ameliasburgh Garden Club

Encouraging an interest in flower and vegetable gardening in the Ameliasburgh area.

PEC Horticultural Society

The Prince Edward County Horticultural Society is a not-for-profit branch of the Ontario Horticultural Society. Signature events include The County Blooms Garden & Flower Show as well as Garden Tours. Occasional guest speakers.

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

PEC Field Naturalists provide an educational forum for the study, promotion, appreciation, and conservation of the flora and fauna of the County. We actively promote biodiversity, for the health of all communities — human and non-human.

Prince Edward County Master Gardeners

Offering educational talks, presentations and demonstrations around The County and providing articles on a variety of garden topics. Provides free advice to the public about invasive species and environmental practices that offer some solutions to climate change.

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory

A registered charity with a mandate to monitor, report on and promote analysis of bird migration and to act as official caretaker of the Prince Edward County South Shore Important Bird and Biodiversity area (IBA).

Prince Edward County Trails / Friends of the Millennium Trail

The Millennium Trail system serves as a 46 km long County-wide recreational facility for local residents and visitors. The trail intersects two magnificent provincially significant wetlands – Hubbs Creek Marsh and Slab Creek Swamp.

Point to Point PEC

Dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the unique natural habitat of the entire south shore area in Prince Edward County and beyond. Point to Point is currently working towards creating a National Marine Conservation Area and a land base park.

Quinte Conservation

Conservation authority for our area. Core programs and services include flood and low water forecasting and warning, dam operationspermits, planning and regulations, and drinking water source protection. Offers a variety of educational programming for landowner stewardship.

Quinte Trash Bash

A community-wide spring cleanup in Belleville, Quinte West, the Township of Tyendinaga and Prince Edward County

Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre

A wildlife rehabilitation centre located south of Napanee. Dedicated to helping thousands of injured and orphaned wild animals every year. Educational programs for schools and the public.

South Shore Joint Initiative

South Shore Joint Initiative (SSJI) is a coalition of individual members and partner organizations working to protect Prince Edward County’s South Shore Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) in order to maintain or increase the biodiversity of its terrestrial and marine ecosystems. 

The County Foundation

Tracking our community’s wellbeing through Vital Signs research, including tracking data on Protecting our Environment.

The Rotary Club of Picton 

Among their many programs, the run a Great Lakes Watershed Cleanup event each spring and maintain the Picton Rotary Woods Walkway in the Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area.

Tree the County

Community tree planting events and tree appreciation in The County.

West Lake Community Association

Community organization that engages in stewardship activities for West Lake.

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the Recreation and Outreach Centre

Members of the YAC are interested in participating in environmental and sustainability based programs involving youth within the County. Particularly those that relate to ensuring the needs for Mental Health and Addiction are being met in The County.

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