The NFN holds monthly meetings from September until May. At each meeting, guest speakers present information on various aspects of natural history. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, at the Simcoe Seniors Centre, Pond Street, in Simcoe. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the program begins at 7:30 p.m.

Various field outings are also planned throughout the year, and include trips to local conservation areas, bird banding, winter tree identification and much more. Field outings are free of charge.
Download the 2016-2017 Speaker and Field Outing Schedule.

Please click the title of each event below to get full details.

From time to time, it may be necessary to cancel a general membership meeting or field event. Here is our event cancellation policy.


Raptor Migration Monitoring

Bruce Mackenzie (BSC’s Stu Mackenzie’s father) will talk of the work being done by the Niagara Peninsula Hawk Watch, which monitors raptor migration.

Bonnieheath Farm and ALUS

Anita and Steve Buehner will talk about running their farm in a nature friendly way and how ALUS (Alternative Land Use Services) was involved in the set-up of their operation.

Early Spring Hike at SWCR’s Turkey Point Ravines.

The St. Williams Conservation Reserve consists of 2 large tracts of land. One of those is partially on the south side of Front Road and a favorite of mountain bikers. But it also offers rare beauty for hikers.