Ferns on the Macnamara Trail

After a short lesson on fern identification, Lis Allison led us to 16 species of fern on our Sunday afternoon walk. This is a very good species count and on our very own trail!  We learned some easy ways to ID each species and we also learned how Continue reading

Orchids in the White Lake Fen, June 26, 2016

by Norah Hillary

Guided by Michael Runtz, participants were able to see several of our native orchid species and some interesting and unusual plants and insects in this unique wetland.  Some highlights included showy lady slipper (Cypripedium reginae), white bog orchid (Platanthera dilatata), rose pogonia (Pogonia ophioglossoides), grass pink Continue reading

Birds at The Bill Mason Centre

June 1st saw an enthusiastic group of adults and children on the trails of the Bill Mason Centre. Led by Art Goldsmith, we were looking for birds and other things biological. The BMC, because it has a wetland and a fairly mature mixed forest, hosts a variety of different Continue reading