Event: Timberdoodle Night Hike (Field Event)

07:30 PM
09:00 PM

Come out for a night hike to witness the spectacular courtship display of the American Woodcock (aka Timberdoodle). We’ll take a short walk along mowed trails through an old field. Bring a headlamp or flashlight as the display starts about dusk. Weather dependent, rain date is the following night.

Meet at 273 Charlotteville Road 2, St. Williams, 2.2 km east of Forestry Farm Road just north of St. Williams. If the weather does not cooperate the event will be rescheduled for Sat., April 18. Questions about the event? Contact Audrey at 519-586-9464.

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.