Windows of Opportunity: Making Our City Safer for Birds

OFNC Monthly Meeting on Zoom Presenter: Anouk Hoedeman Glass is a wonderful material that lets sunlight into our homes and workplaces, and can literally give us a window on nature. Unfortunately, it also poses a lethal danger to birds, who do not recognize artificial mirrored or transparent surfaces as solid barriers. The problem is more [...]

2021-03-31T15:44:50-04:00March 31st, 2021|

National Capital Mosses

OFNC Monthly Meeting  (Digital, on Zoom) Presenters:  Jennifer Doubt and Cassandra Robillard Hundreds of mosses grow in Ottawa-Gatineau, both in natural areas and on busy streets.  Join Jennifer Doubt and Cassandra Robillard to review the differences between mosses, lichens and other botanical “entities” and to learn about some of the amazing feats of biology that set [...]

2021-03-12T14:30:56-05:00March 12th, 2021|

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ontario

OFNC Monthly Meeting (Digital) Presenter: Colin Jones Location: Zoom! Dragonflies and damselflies are beautiful and truly fascinating creatures! From the Ebony Jewelwing to the Stygian Shadowdragon, these insects are not only an important part of our ecosystem, they are also exciting to watch. Colin Jones will be presenting a talk, complete with photographs, on the [...]

2021-02-21T20:48:34-05:00February 21st, 2021|

OFNC Monthly Meeting: Wildlife On Roads

OFNC Monthly Meeting Wildlife on Roads: Citizen science data collection and its use for mitigation solutions 7:00 p.m. Social 7:30 p.m. Formal program Speaker: Kari Gunson with Dr. Fred Schueler Location: Salon B, K.W. Neatby Building, Central Experimental Farm, 960 Carling Avenue Join us on June 11th, 2019 to hear Kari Gunson and Dr. Fred [...]

2019-05-21T21:42:25-04:00March 12th, 2019|