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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

Dec
14

Members’ Night (via Zoom)

Members are invited to share up to 20 electronic photos or a short video no more than 10 minutes of sightings or trips.  
Dec
19

Christmas Bird Count: Woodhouse

Join in one of the local Christmas Bird Counts and spend the day in the field identifying and counting all the birds you see or hear. Data collected during these annual events provides vital information on the distribution of winter bird populations.
Dec
28

Christmas Bird Count: Fisherville

Join one of the local Christmas Bird Counts and spend the day in the field identifying and counting all the birds you see or hear. Data collected during these annual events provides vital information on the distribution of winter bird populations.
Jan
11

“Threats Facing Bats in Ontario”–Speaker Event (via Zoom)

Kaleigh Norquay is the Lab Manager for the Willis Bat Lab at the University of Winnipeg. They regularly do research in Ontario and are a part of the Neighbourhood Bat Watch, a group of researchers across Canada that monitor bat populations.  
Mar
08

“Flower Flies”–Speaker Event (via Zoom)

Speaker Jeff Skevington is a research scientist with the Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes in Ottawa. He focuses on studying the evolutionary relationships and taxonomy of living things.

Recent articles

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

Story and photo by Inga Hinnerichsen Forest bathing . . ....

Recent Galleries

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