Events

The NFN holds monthly meetings from September until May. At each meeting, guest speakers present information on various aspects of natural history. 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.

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 2019-2020 Speaker and Field Outing Schedule.

Please click the title of each event below to get full details.

From time to time, it may be necessary to cancel a general membership meeting or field event. Here is our event cancellation policy.


Dec
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Christmas Bird Count: Woodhouse Count (Field Event)

Join the Woodhouse Christmas Bird Count and spend the day in the field identifying and counting all of the birds you see or hear. Data collected during these annual counts provides vital information on winter bird populations.
Apr
14

Geology of Ontario (Speaker Event)

John Johnston, MSc, PhD, an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will talk about how we became the province that we are geologically.  
May
10

Mother’s Day Spring Wildflower Hike (Field Event)

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.
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