Event: Fascinating Fungi: Mushroom Identification Hike (Field Event)

01:00 PM
03:00 PM

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 Nature Conservancy of Canada property. Meet at the 3rd Concession Road entrance to Backus Woods. Event runs from 1 to 3 p.m.  Questions: Contact Inga at 519-875-5601.

Note: On occasion, circumstances beyond our control may require cancellation of a planned event. All event cancellations will be posted on the NFN web site.


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.

Field Events

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.

Download the 2016-2017 Speaker and Field Outing Schedule.