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.
NCC ecologist Brett Norman will take us on a crisp
winter walk in the North Tract of Backus Woods to
learn how to identify trees in winter and their ecology.
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.
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
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.
Join us for popcorn and a movie: Escarpment Blues.