Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Flora and fauna of the Marlborough Forest

By Jakob Mueller On Saturday July 19, eight OFNC members joined me for a hike in Marlborough Forest. Marlborough Forest is the name ascribed to a large natural area owned by the City of Ottawa, in the southwestern corner of the municipal boundary. The largest forested area in the City of Ottawa boundaries, it contains a [...]

2018-01-03T01:28:40+00:00 August 30th, 2014|OFNC event|

On raising monarchs

text and photos by Julia Cipriani Monarch egg. I have been a number one admirer of the Monarch butterfly for a very, very long time. I find their mid-June arrival in Canada and their September journey to return to their over-wintering grounds in the mountains where the Oyamel fir trees grow in Mexico [...]

2018-08-15T23:42:27+00:00 August 27th, 2014|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

Local fisheries scientists working together to rehabilitate Brewer Pond

By Maja Cvetkovic, Carleton University's Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory (FECPL) Reprinted with permission from www.fecpl.ca Last week post-doctoral researcher Dr. Jon Midwood led a group of volunteers from the FECPL lab and Ottawa community on a hunt for juvenile Muskellunge and Northern Pike in the Rideau River. Ottawa can boast about its urban muskie [...]

2018-01-03T01:15:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2014|Research|