Youth Summit 2016: thanks for the opportunity

by Priya Nagpal Experiencing nature up close. Photo by Daynan Lepore I am high school student from Ottawa. At my school I run the environment club with a group of friends and have been involved with environmental leadership. When I saw an application for a grant to attend the Ontario Nature Youth Summit for [...]

2018-01-03T01:07:14-05:00January 14th, 2017|News|

Thanks for sponsoring me, OFNC!

by Sophie Roy Dear OFNC, I would like to thank you for sponsoring me for the Ontario Nature Youth Summit in Orillia. I had an amazing time and learned so much during my weekend by the lake! I really wanted to go to the summit because I felt that I needed to involve myself in [...]

2018-01-03T01:18:05-05:00December 7th, 2015|News|

The changing world of birds in the Ottawa Gatineau District – a 50-year perspective

by Richard Singhroy Richard Singhroy is a student at the University of Ottawa. As part of the university’s Community Service Learning program, he has volunteered to report on several OFNC outings and meetings. On Tuesday November 10, the monthly OFNC meeting started with a few announcements from Mark Brenchey. After drawing our attention to the [...]

2018-01-03T01:18:37-05:00December 6th, 2015|OFNC event|

A Conservation Plan for the Ottawa Valley

By Jessica Sutton Jessica Sutton is a 2nd-year University of Ottawa student in Environmental Studies and Biology. This fall, Jessica is volunteering with the OFNC through the Community Service Learning (CSL) program. Report from the 2014 Youth Summit The November monthly meeting kicked off with a presentation by Emma Kirke and Emily Pollington - two youth from [...]

2018-01-03T01:26:34-05:00December 3rd, 2014|OFNC event|

My experience at the Ontario Nature Youth Summit 2013

By Sarah Wray Reprinted with permission from Trail & Landscape 2014; 48(1) Sarah Wray describes her experience at the 2013 Youth Summit In September 2013, I was sponsored by the OFNC to attend the 4th annual Ontario Nature Youth Summit focusing on biodiversity and green solutions. It was held over a weekend at [...]

2018-01-03T01:10:29-05:00June 24th, 2014|News|

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 [...]

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