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Outing to Shaw Woods

Jakob Mueller leads OFNC walk to Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre in Renfrew County ... Dragonhunter, Hagenius brevistylus, a clubtail dragonfly. by Tanya Middlebro'. On Saturday 12 August, Jakob Mueller led a group of 12 members along the stately Old Growth Trail in the Shaw Woods.  Highlights were several red-backed salamanders, and many [...]

By | 2017-08-16T16:36:54+00:00 August 16th, 2017|OFNC event|0 Comments

Birding for beginners at the FWG

After a brief introduction to birding, Dave led participants around the trails at the FWG to see what birds could be found...  by Sandy Garland This spring, we were delighted when Dave Moore agreed to give three workshops for people who want to get started in bird watching or birding. The first two have been [...]

By | 2017-08-16T16:08:13+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|0 Comments

A Carleton day of service

A team of enthusiastic Carleton students helped turn a field of DSV into a wildflower meadow... by Sandy Garland Just across the canal from the FWG, Carleton University has been a good neighbour to us over the years. Most recently, students have been volunteering at the garden during their annual Carleton Serves day in the [...]

By | 2017-08-16T16:08:34+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|0 Comments