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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
15

Christmas Bird Count: Woodhouse Count (Field Event)

Join the Woodhouse Christmas Bird Count and spend the day in the field identifying and counting all of the birds you see or hear. Data collected during these annual counts provides vital information on winter bird populations.
Apr
14

Geology of Ontario (Speaker Event)

John Johnston, MSc, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will talk about how we became the province that we are geologically.  
May
10

Mother’s Day Spring Wildflower Hike (Field Event)

Bring Mom and join us on a leisurely stroll through the south tract of Backus Woods. Colleen and Bernie will identify and discuss the diversity and natural history of spring ephemeral flowers along the wooded trail.

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Owls
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Red Pine
Indian Paintbrush
Hepatica
Spurges
Dogwoods
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Crossbills