Monthly Archives: July 2016

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The importance of snags and downed logs to wildlife

by Christine Hanrahan Snags are standing dead trees. They are also known as den or cavity trees and increasingly as wildlife trees. (photo by Christine Hanrahan) Walking through our local forests and along trails at the city's edge, your eye may be caught by the stark form of a standing dead tree or by [...]

2016-07-09T22:51:59+00:00 July 9th, 2016|Conservation how to|

OFNC’s 16th annual butterfly count

The butterfly count is an annual OFNC event organized this year by Jeff Skevington. Working in groups or alone, participants patrol the same location - a 24-km diameter circle centred on Manion Corners - each year from about 9 a.m. to about 4 or 5 p.m. Data are submitted to the North American Butterfly Association. [...]

2016-07-07T02:43:29+00:00 July 7th, 2016|OFNC event|