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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
08

Members Night and Christmas Social–CANCELLED

This planned in-person event has been cancelled, as the Vittoria Community Centre is closed for indoor events due to the COVID-19 situation. Please continue to monitor the web site for any updates on field events.  
Dec
20

Christmas Bird Count: Woodhouse: Special Event–ON HOLD

This event is on hold, pending an assessment of the COVID-19 situation as the date draws closer. Any decision to proceed with the event will be confirmed no later than two weeks out. Please monitor the NFN web site for updates.  
Dec
28

Christmas Bird Count: Fisherville: Special Event–ON HOLD

This event is on hold, pending an assessment of the COVID-19 situation as the date draws closer. Any decision to proceed with the event will be confirmed no later than two weeks out. Please monitor the NFN web site for updates.  
Jan
12

Fascinating Fungi: Speaker Event–CANCELLED

This planned in-person speaker event has been cancelled, as the Vittoria Community Centre is closed for indoor events due to the COVID-19 situation. Please continue to monitor the web site for any updates on field events.    
Feb
09

Nature and Mental Health: Speaker Event–CANCELLED

This planned in-person speaker event has been cancelled, as the Vittoria Community Centre is closed for indoor events due to the COVID-19 situation. Please continue to monitor the web site for any updates on field events.
Feb
27

What a Hoot!–Owl Prowl: Field Event–ON HOLD

This event is on hold, pending an assessment of the COVID-19 situation as the date draws closer. Any decision to proceed with the event will be confirmed no later than two weeks out. Please monitor the NFN web site for updates.  
Mar
26

Timberdoodle Night Hike—Field Event—ON HOLD

This event is on hold, pending an assessment of the COVID-19 situation as the date draws closer. Any decision to proceed with the event will be confirmed no later than two weeks out. Please monitor the NFN web site for updates.
Apr
13

Geology of Ontario–Speaker Event–CANCELLED

This planned in-person speaker event has been cancelled, as the Vittoria Community Centre is closed for indoor events due to the COVID-19 situation. Please continue to monitor the web site for any updates on field events.  

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Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

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