Event: Mother’s Day Spring Wildflower Hike—Field Event—ON HOLD

01:00 PM
03:00 PM

This event 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.

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 parking lot at the south end of Backus Woods, 1329 3rd Concession Road (west of Walsingham East Quarter Line and east of Highway 59). Questions? Contact Bernie at 519-427-9969.


Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Vittoria Community Centre. 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.