2007

Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival – June 1 – 2, 2007

The Bruce Peninsula is renowned for its diversity of wild, native orchids. An astonishing 44 orchid species occur on ‘the Bruce’, ranging from abundant Yellow Lady’s Slippers to the endangered Eastern Prairie White-fringed Orchid. For a small area, the Bruce Peninsula has one of the greatest varieties of natural orchids in North America. The  Bruce …

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Nature Reserves – Why they are important?

By Clarke Birchard The Saugeen Field Naturalists are fortunate to be the stewards of the Kinghurst Forest Nature Reserve. Kinghurst is one of twenty-one nature reserves owned and managed by Ontario Nature (previously the Federation of Ontario Naturalists). The ON nature reserves protect 2045 ha (5054 acres) of ecologically valuable, imperilled or vulnerable habitats across …

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The 108TH Audubon Christmas Bird Count and The 31ST Hanover-Walkerton Count**

By Dorothy Kings The Saugeen Field Naturalists Club sponsors the count known officially as the Hanover-Walkerton Count. The first Christmas bird count, started by Frank Chapman along with 27 other conservationists, was a way of protesting the traditional bird shoot. Instead of hunting birds they counted them, on Christmas Day, 1900. Thus, a new tradition …

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