Spring Ephemerals

On May 14, 2019, Karen Runtz hosted us and led us through her beautiful property in the Kinburn area.  Mary Marsh was our leader, answering our many questions while finding and identifying these lovely flowers which emerge and bloom in the early spring before the leaves of trees shade Continue reading

Geology of the Cantley Quarry

Last Sunday afternoon, David Sharpe, a glaciologist with the Geological Survey of Canada, conducted a tour of the glacially-sculpted rocks at the Cantley Quarry. The attendees of the tour included members of the MFNC and MVFN club.

Excavation works at the quarry exposed bedrock which consists of Precambrian marble containing Continue reading