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About the NFN

The NFN is a community-based, non-profit organization founded in 1962. The aims of the group are the study, appreciation and conservation of our natural world.

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The Lotus

Download our NFN Lotus newsletter as well as our annual reports.

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Membership

Are you or your children interested in the natural world? Are you interested in habitat restoration? If so, please join us!

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Coming Events

Jul
02

Long Point Butterfly Count

This all-day event is similar to a Christmas Bird Count and involves identifying and counting local butterflies. Join one of our “winged jewels” experts, and help tabulate the species and numbers of butterflies in Long Point and surrounding area – part of the North America-wide annual count.
Jul
16

Hummingbirds and Butterflies

David Okines will give a hummingbird banding demonstration and then we’ll do a walk around the old field habitat to see what butterflies and birds can be seen.
Jul
31

Norfolk Sand Plain Restoration Tour

Mary and Peter will take participants to a number of restoration sites that represent different ages since completion. Planning, execution and results will be discussed and illustrated.

Recent articles

Coyote Watch

Coyote Watch

The NFN Information Session on Coyotes was a Big Success! Late...
Tales from The Tip

Tales from The Tip

Story and photos by Inga Hinnerichsen Originally published in 2015 December...

Birdathon Count 2015

Thanks again for all your great support and know that the...

Recent Galleries

Owls
Violets
Trilliums
Red Pine
Indian Paintbrush
Hepatica
Spurges
Dogwoods
Landscapes
Crossbills