Monthly Archives: March 2015

//March

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas: a call for sightings

By Bailey Cooke Bailey Cooke is a second-year University of Ottawa student in environmental science. This winter, Bailey is volunteering with the OFNC through the Community Service Learning program. Spotted Salamander Ontario is home to 15 species of snakes, 8 turtles, 1 lizard, 13 frogs/toads, and 11 salamanders. But, with approximately 35% of Ontario’s amphibians [...]

2018-01-03T01:24:44+00:00 March 27th, 2015|OFNC event|

The Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Birds Committee

By Claire Elliott The 2014-2015 OFNC Birds Committee. Every month a dedicated group of OFNC bird enthusiasts meet at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden to discuss bird-related news in the Ottawa region and to plan bird-related events and conservation initiatives. If you have participated in a bird-related OFNC event, visited a bird feeder located [...]

2018-04-16T13:56:33+00:00 March 12th, 2015|News|

NCC resources and land management: problems and possible solutions

By Bailey Cooke Bailey Cooke is a second-year University of Ottawa student in biology and geology. This winter, Bailey is volunteering with the OFNC through the Community Service Learning program. On Wednesday, February 18, the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club held a workshop at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden to discuss natural history conservation in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. The evening [...]

2015-03-10T12:42:57+00:00 March 10th, 2015|OFNC event|

Beginners’ guide to nature

by Sandy Garland Thanks to participants Jim Picken and Eric Cohen who contributed photos for this posting. Porcupine ambling down the trail March came in with a porcupine this year, when OFNC members Dave Moore and Bev McBride led a nature walk in Stony Swamp. On Sunday, a small group of people gathered [...]

2015-03-04T00:32:53+00:00 March 4th, 2015|OFNC event|