To use snowshoes, or not? (Feb. 4, 2017)

In planning for today's field trip, we had to make a decision about snowshoes three days ahead of time. During January, daytime temperatures had been at or above freezing for weeks (this being about 6°C above normal), but then the weather had turned cold and added five inches of fresh snow. Would the shrunken snowpack [...]

2017-05-18T20:36:11-04:00February 7th, 2017|Macoun Field Club|

Beginners’ guide to nature

by Sandy Garland Thanks to participants Jim Picken and Eric Cohen who contributed photos for this posting. Porcupine ambling down the trail March came in with a porcupine this year, when OFNC members Dave Moore and Bev McBride led a nature walk in Stony Swamp. On Sunday, a small group of people gathered [...]

2015-03-04T00:32:53-05:00March 4th, 2015|OFNC event|