Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Macoun Club kids find invasive species at every turn (Sept. 17, 2016)

With warm rain expected, netting aquatic life in our Study Area seemed like a good way to put in our time. At the Sarsaparilla Trail, however, the observation dock has become so closely surrounded by tall stands of Narrow-leaved Cattails (and their hybrids) that little open water was available for our nets. We managed to [...]

2017-05-18T20:36:17+00:00 September 17th, 2016|Macoun Field Club, Macoun Study Area|

Early fall birding along the Ottawa River

Northern Flicker, photographed by Sarma Vishnubhatla. On Sunday, 11 September, Jeff Skevington led an outing to Britannia and points west along the Ottawa River. At least 28 participants spent the day visiting the best birding spots along the river, looking for migrants and, especially, shorebirds. As Jeff reports, "We had many groups of warblers [...]

2016-09-12T20:52:30+00:00 September 12th, 2016|OFNC event|