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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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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

Aug
28

Field Event: Mothing with Peter and Mary

Peter Carson and Mary Gartshore have been studying local moth species for a number of years. They use light traps and sugaring methods to attract the moths, as well as rearing some of the larger species, and will have some on display. They will discuss the natural history of these nighttime fliers.
Sep
10

Best Places to Bird in Ontario (Speaker Event)

Ken Burrell, who is a consulting biologist with Natural Resource Solutions Inc. in Waterloo and co-author with his brother, Mike, of their new book Best Places to Bird in Ontario will speak about this subject.
Oct
05

An Evening of Stargazing (Field Event)

Join us for an evening of stargazing with Bernie Mueller and the North Shore Erie Amateur Astronomers at Win-Del Community Park, 3178 Nixon Rd., Windham Centre.  
Nov
12

Forest Birds at Risk (Speaker Event)

Ian Fife, Bird Studies Canada’s Forest Birds at Risk Coordinator, will talk about his studies regarding recent declines in the numbers of forest birds.
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.

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