Annual Macnamara Trail Cleanup

Written by Doug Hoy.

Ten stalwart members took advantage of a brilliant late October morning to hike the Macnamara Trail with wheelbarrows, shovels, loppers, and chainsaws. They spread a large load of woods chips on the soft spots along the trail, gathered garbage, and tackled the immense blowdown on the Continue reading

Micro-fungus Outing with George White

Despite the cold and windy day, 26 members from both the Macnamara Field Naturalists’ Club and the Ottawa Field Naturalists Club met at the Pakenham 5-Span Bridge; then off we went to Old Lonesome (the Spicer Property) on Mount Pakenham.

The primary object of our search were Myxomycetes, commonly called Continue reading

Morris Island Canoe Trip

On Saturday morning, 13 boats and 19 paddlers headed out on calm waters to explore the lovely little islands and waterways of the Morris Island Conservation Area, a local gem which many members had not seen before.  Steve Duffield made sure we all got launched and led us through Continue reading