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Beware of Dive Bombing Redwings

by Ted Farnworth     When I first took on the job of trying to clean up the pond of Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus L.), I was warned about the Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentine). Apparently we have some pretty big ones living and nesting around d the pond. The boot sucking muck on the bottom [...]

2018-07-07T01:41:15+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Fletcher Wildlife Garden, Uncategorized|

A national symbol honoured by a local naturalist

By Natalie Sopinka At the September monthly meeting OFNC members were treated to an enlightening and entertaining presentation on Canada's national animal, the beaver. Showcased on The Hudson’s Bay Company's coat of arms and Parks Canada's logo, and the first animal to be featured on a postage stamp, the beaver is a well-recognized emblem of Canadian culture and history. The beaver [...]

2018-01-03T01:04:38+00:00 September 12th, 2014|OFNC event|