Event: Hummingbirds and Butterflies (Field Event)–ON HOLD

10:00 AM
12:00 PM

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

David Okines will give a hummingbird banding demonstration and then we’ll do a walk around the old field habitat to see what butterflies and birds can be seen. Bring a lawn chair for the hummingbird banding and bug spray, hat and sunscreen for the walk. Meet at 273 Charlotteville Road 2, St. Williams, 2.2 km east of Forestry Farm Road just north of St. Williams. Event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. No need to pre-book. In event of rain this will be rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 9. Questions? Contact Dave or Audrey at 519-586-9464.


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.