Event: Mother’s Day Spring Wildflower Hike (Field Event)

01:00 PM
03:00 PM

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. We’ll see Trout Lily, Red and White Trillium, Hepatica, Jack–in–the–Pulpit, Wild Phlox and many other species.

Meet at the Backus Woods parking lot at 1329 Walsingham Concession 3 (west of Walsingham East Quarter Line and east of Hwy. 59). Walk in to the Turkey Cairn.) Questions? Contact Bernie at 519-427-9969.

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.