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The plight of the bumble bee

by John Davidson Tricoloured Bumblebee at work in the FWG's Butterfly Meadow Punch “bees” into your search engine and, within seconds, you'll get a screenful of headlines, something like this: Why are bees dying? Plant flowers to help declining bee populations Could pesticides be limiting the ability of bees to reproduce? We are [...]

2018-01-03T00:42:04-05:00February 10th, 2017|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

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 [...]

2018-01-03T01:24:44-05:00March 27th, 2015|OFNC event|