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Stories from Australia’s waves, caves, and animal graves

by Natalie Sopinka On April 8, OFNC members met for the third time at the new meeting location at the Central Experimental Farm. Murray Citron recited his first-ever published poem (in Trail & Landscape!) which captured all elements of an Ottawa spring: wind, snow and sun. On that note, as spring temperatures rise, so do [...]

2018-01-03T00:56:50-05:00 April 14th, 2014|OFNC event|

Here we are, with Paul Keddy

Paul Keddy (left), with OFNC friends Paul Catling and Dan Brunton by Lynn Ovenden Dr. Paul Keddy drove to Ottawa last Tuesday from his home deep in the forest of Lanark County to speak to a large meeting of OFNC members in the Neatby Building. He drove from forest on the marble and [...]

2018-01-03T00:59:14-05:00 March 18th, 2014|OFNC event|

Flower flies!

Written on the fly by Lynn Ovenden The OFNC monthly meeting on Tuesday (February 11) last week was a big one, actually a joint meeting with the Ottawa Entomology Club. There were well over 100 of us in the salons of the Neatby Building (our new meeting location) buzzing with news and renewed acquaintances. Murray [...]

2018-01-03T01:00:35-05:00 February 17th, 2014|OFNC event|

There and back again: a man, his canoe and a message

By Natalie Sopinka Adult Silvery Blue.Photo by: Jocelyn Gill. Good-bye CMN At the December monthly meeting, OFNC members bid farewell to the Canadian Museum of Nature. The club fondly recalled the dedicated hospitality and help from museum staff and technicians over the decades. Starting in February, monthly meetings will be held in the [...]

2018-01-03T00:47:06-05:00 December 15th, 2013|OFNC event|

Turkey Vulture vomit and memories of Lac Deschênes

By Natalie Sopinka At the November monthly meeting members were treated to an overview of the Ontario Nature Youth Summit by OFNC ambassador Sarah Wray, and amazed by Bruce Di Labio’s ability to recall memories of birding at Lac Deschênes. Sarah Wray attends youth summit When she’s not playing soccer and basketball, you can find [...]

2018-02-19T03:54:32-05:00 November 25th, 2013|OFNC event|