The Fascinating Fungi: Mushroom Identification Hike 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.
Join us on a fall hike in Backus Woods (South Tract) to look for and identify mushrooms and other fungi of all shapes and sizes. Bring a camera as you are not allowed to harvest mushrooms on this NCC property. Meet at parking lot at south end of Backus Woods, 1329 3rd Concession Road (west of Walsingham East Quarter Line and east of Hwy. 59). Questions? Contact Inga at 519-875-5601.
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.