OSFN Program & Event Archive

The following archive of past events is provide for reference / information purposes.

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Event Date
Grassland Birding across Farmer’s Fields in former Sarawak TownshipThursday May 18 2017
Spring Bounty - the birds, bees and everything in between!Friday May 12 2017
Niagara Escarpment Commission DevelopmentsThursday May 11 2017
Wildflowers of OntarioThursday May 11 2017
Wildflower Walk at Old BaldyTuesday May 09 2017
Inglis Falls Aboretum & Propagation AreaSaturday April 29 2017
EARTH DAY SPECIAL EVENTSaturday April 22 2017
EARTH WEEK HIKESSaturday April 22 2017
Earth Day Nature Ramble w/ Peter MiddletonSaturday April 22 2017
Earth Week Nature Ramble with Bob KnappWednesday April 19 2017
History of John MuirThursday April 13 2017
The history and development of the ALUS Program in Grey and Bruce.Thursday March 09 2017
Who Made Those Tracks and Why?Saturday March 04 2017
Snowshoe Nature Hike on the Bruce PeninsulaSunday February 26 2017
Lindsay Tract, Winter Ecology Ski/SnowshoeFriday February 17 2017
BPBO Birding Trip to NicaraguaThursday February 09 2017
Young Field Naturalists, Bognor Marsh OutingSunday January 29 2017
Winter Wonderland ExcursionFriday January 27 2017
Antarctica, Falklands and South Georgia: A Photographic Expedition into Southern Spring.Thursday January 12 2017
MEMBERS’ NIGHTThursday December 08 2016
Waterfowl Hike: Ducking Around the SoundSunday November 13 2016
Palisades Trail HikeSunday November 13 2016
Phragmites australis at the crossroads: Why we cannot afford to ignore this invasion.Thursday November 10 2016
The Messenger - A Documentary about Songbirds. Thursday October 27 2016
Alone Against the NorthThursday October 13 2016
Robson Lakes Conservation Area: Ramble in a big forest.Sunday October 09 2016
ALUS Demonstration Site TourSunday September 18 2016
Open House at Bruce Peninsula Bird ObservatorySaturday September 10 2016
Ontario’s freshwater mussels: a vanishing treasureThursday September 08 2016
Tagging Monarchs at Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores Saturday September 03 2016
Reptiles at Risk on the Road ProjectThursday July 21 2016
Rock Stars of the West Rocks: Ferns in abundanceWednesday June 22 2016
Stargazing at the Outdoor Education Centre ES Fox Observatory, June 13thMonday June 13 2016
ANNUAL POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATIONThursday June 09 2016
Stargazing at the Outdoor Education Centre ES Fox Observatory, June 6thMonday June 06 2016
Sauble Dunes - Sign Unveiling and HikeSunday May 22 2016
Trees and Birds of a Typical Arran Township FarmSaturday May 21 2016
Listening along the Rankin River Thursday May 19 2016
Wildflowers, Herbs, and MoreWednesday May 18 2016
Birding at Bayview EscarpmentSunday May 15 2016
GREY COUNTY ENVIRO-AGRICULTURAL UPDATEThursday May 12 2016
Inglis Falls ArboretumSaturday April 30 2016
Interpretive Hike at Neyaashiinigmiing Wednesday April 27 2016
Special Events During Earth WeekFriday April 22 2016
Earth Week Interpretive HikeThursday April 21 2016
THE EVOLUTION OF AN ECOLOGY ETHICThursday April 14 2016
Waking Spring : How do our local flora and fauna use their unique adaptations to emerge from the cold of winter and into the warmth of spring?Tuesday March 29 2016
THE GOOD AND THE BAD ABOUT HYDRAULIC FRACKINGThursday March 10 2016
Who Made Those Tracks and Why? Saturday March 05 2016
THE SKY’S THE LIMIT: A PRIMER ON CLIMATE CHANGEThursday February 11 2016
SPECIES AT RISK: BIRDS ARE LIFE!Thursday January 14 2016
Snowshoe to the Grotto (Date TBD)Friday January 01 2016
Annual Christmas Bird Count – Saugeen ShoresWednesday December 30 2015
Annual Christmas Bird Count – MeafordMonday December 28 2015
Annual Christmas Bird Count – Hanover/WalkertonSaturday December 19 2015
Annual Christmas Bird Count – Owen SoundSaturday December 19 2015
Annual Christmas Bird Count - KincardineThursday December 17 2015
Annual Christmas Bird Count - Bruce Peninsula National ParkWednesday December 16 2015
MEMBERS’ NIGHTThursday December 10 2015
CHIPPEWAS OF NAWASH SPECIES AT RISK OUTREACH Please note change of date!Thursday November 19 2015
Waterfowl Hike: Ducking Around the SoundSunday November 08 2015
Reptiles at Risk - Advanced WorkshopsThursday October 29 2015
Rambling with a Bruce Trail StewardMonday October 12 2015
YOUTH COUNCIL POLLINATOR CAMPAIGNThursday October 08 2015
Mushroom Foray in Marshall Woods with Freeman BoydSunday September 20 2015
Sustainable Agriculture Initiatives TourSaturday September 12 2015
IN VITRO CONSERVATION AND CRYOPRESERVATION OF PLANTSThursday September 10 2015
ANNUAL POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATIONThursday June 11 2015
Nature Ramble at Bayview EscarpmentTuesday June 09 2015
Spring Wildlife Observation via Canoe or KayakThursday May 28 2015
Wildflower and Fern HikeSaturday May 23 2015
LYME DISEASE & RACCOON ROUNDWORMThursday May 14 2015
Kinghurst Forest BioBlitzSaturday May 09 2015
Wildflower Walk Through Area Trails with Barbara Palmer Wednesday May 06 2015
A Visit with Old Growth TreesSaturday May 02 2015
Wonderland of Rocks #2Sunday April 26 2015
EARTH WEEK NATURE RAMBLE ON OWEN SOUND’S EAST SIDEThursday April 23 2015
EARTH WEEK NATURE RAMBLE IN HARRISON PARKWednesday April 22 2015
EARTH WEEK NATURE RAMBLE - ON THE BRUCE TRAILTuesday April 21 2015
OLD GROWTH FORESTS IN THE OWEN SOUND AREAThursday April 09 2015
LUST AND DOMAIN: THE NATURE OF BIRDSONGThursday March 12 2015
Who Made Those Tracks and Why?Saturday March 07 2015
"GEOPARKS" with Darryl CowellThursday February 12 2015
An Event Change!! Thursday January 08 2015
MEMBERS’ NIGHTThursday December 11 2014
"FATAL LIGHT AWARENESS PROGRAM" with Paloma PlantThursday November 27 2014
FATAL LIGHT AWARENESS PROGRAM is cancelled due to weather!!!!!Thursday November 20 2014
Waterfowl Around the BaySunday November 16 2014
O’Keefe Grange Heritage Apple FarmSunday October 19 2014
ESCARPMENT BIOSPHERE CONSERVANCY (EBC)Thursday October 09 2014
Experience the Algonquin ArchSunday October 05 2014
Hiking the McIver WetlandsSaturday September 27 2014
PROTECTING ONTARIO’S WILD SPECIES AND SPACESThursday September 11 2014
Stargazing at the Outdoor Education Center ObservatorySaturday September 06 2014
AGM, POTLUCK SUPPER & PRESENTATIONThursday June 12 2014
Wildflower Walk Through the Trails at Singing SandsTuesday June 03 2014
Adventure Birding via Canoe or KayakSaturday May 31 2014
Wildflower and Fern HikeSaturday May 10 2014
Landscapes, Flora, and Fauna Across CanadaThursday May 08 2014
Wonderland of RocksSunday April 27 2014
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BIRDSThursday April 10 2014
WHAT HAS HAPPENED WITH THE JAMES BAY PROJECT?Thursday March 13 2014
Who Made Those Tracks and Why? Sunday March 09 2014
Shadows of Summertime - A Winter Hike to Bognor MarshSaturday February 22 2014
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY LARGE AND SMALLThursday February 13 2014
Snowshoe to the GrottoSaturday January 25 2014
PATTERNS IN TIME: THE CHANGING ARCTICThursday January 09 2014
Christmas Bird Count Saugeen ShoresThursday January 02 2014
Christmas Bird Count KincardineThursday December 19 2013
Christmas Bird Count Bruce Peninsula National ParkWednesday December 18 2013
Christmas Bird Count WiartonSunday December 15 2013
Christmas Bird Count Hanover/WalkertonSaturday December 14 2013
Christmas Bird Count Owen SoundSaturday December 14 2013
Members' Night (Indoor)Thursday December 12 2013
Where Few Have Gone (Indoor)Thursday November 21 2013
Waterfowl Around The BaySunday November 17 2013
Explore the Slough of Despond with Bob Gray!Sunday October 27 2013
Bruce Trail HikeSunday October 20 2013
Marshall Woods Old Growth HikeSaturday October 12 2013
Citizen Science with the Ontario Reptile & Amphibian Atlas (Indoor)Thursday October 10 2013
O'Keefe Grange Heritage Apple FarmSunday September 29 2013
StargazingSaturday September 14 2013
Native Plants -An Essential Part of our EcologyThursday September 12 2013
Peninsula Birding with Rod SteinacherSaturday June 15 2013
ANNUAL POT LUCK SUPPER - 6:00 pm SHARP!Thursday June 13 2013
Monday Evening Birding at the Fidler’s for the Month of MayMonday May 27 2013
Exploring an Eastern Bluebird Nesting Trail with Beth Anne CurrieSunday May 26 2013
Monday Evening Birding at the Fidler’s for the Month of MayMonday May 20 2013
Bird Watching with Alfred RaabSunday May 19 2013
Monday Evening Birding at the Fidler’s for the Month of MayMonday May 13 2013
FLIES!Thursday May 09 2013
Monday Evening Birding at the Fidler’s for the Month of MayMonday May 06 2013
Woodcocks and Spring Peepers in Love: An Evening Hike Along and Around the Shore of Isaac Lake with Andy KoshanSaturday May 04 2013
A Spring Wildflower Hike at Bayview Escarpment Provincial Park with Norah TothSaturday April 27 2013
Getting to Know Mosses and Lichens with Joan CroweSaturday April 20 2013
WARBLERSThursday April 11 2013
TALLGRASS ONTARIOThursday March 14 2013
Shadows of Summertime - A Winter Hike at Bognor Marsh with Peter MiddletonSaturday February 23 2013
LAKE SUPERIOR’S WONDERS!Thursday February 14 2013
Early Signs of Spring HikeFriday February 01 2013
Snowshoe to the Grotto with Parks Canada Employee John HaselmayerSaturday January 26 2013
WHAT HAPPENED UNDERNEATH THE GLACIERS? AND AN INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL BURIALThursday January 10 2013
MEMBERS’ NIGHTThursday December 13 2012
Christmas Bird CountsSaturday December 01 2012
Waterfowl Around the Bay with Fred JazvacSunday November 18 2012
FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN PAINTERSThursday November 15 2012
An Exploration of the Wodehouse Karst System in the Beaver Valley with Daryl CowellSunday October 21 2012
Exploring the Shoreline of Malcolm Bluff Ontario Nature PreserveSunday October 14 2012
WOLVES AND COYOTES IN ONTARIO: POPULATION STATUS AND RECENT RESEARCHThursday October 11 2012
Hiking Kinghurst Forest Nature Preserve with Clarke BirchardSaturday September 29 2012
THE MIRACULOUS TIMID TURKEY VULTURESThursday September 13 2012
Stargazing with John HlynialukSaturday September 08 2012
Oliphant Shoreline: Treasures and Challenges with Theresa Stafford and Geoff PeachThursday June 14 2012
Bird Watching with Alfred Raab Sunday May 20 2012
Monday Evening Birding at the Fidler'sMonday May 14 2012
Spring Wildflower WalkSunday May 13 2012
A Visit to Cabot Head Research Station Saturday May 12 2012
Native Fish Restoration in the Great Lakes with Arunas Liskauskas Thursday May 10 2012
Exploring a Bluebird Nesting TrailSaturday April 28 2012
Highway Clean UpSaturday April 21 2012
What's Happening To Our Honeybees with Paul KellyThursday April 12 2012
Identifying Trees in Early SpringSunday April 01 2012
Viewing the Late Winter NIght SkySaturday March 24 2012
Birding Alaska with George Peck (replacing the Bald Eagle presentation) AGM to follow Thursday March 08 2012
Birds and Mammals of Kenya with Marg GavillerThursday February 09 2012
Ski Colpoy's Bay Ski Trail with Harriet NixonSaturday January 14 2012
Southern Skies of Chile with John HlynialukThursday January 12 2012
Member's Night hosted by Jim AnsellThursday December 08 2011
Waterfowl, Around the Bay HikeSunday November 13 2011
Continental DriftThursday November 10 2011
The Fascinating, Challenging Gulls Thursday October 13 2011
Hike to Malcolm BluffSaturday October 01 2011
I.D. Workshop on Asters and GoldenrodsSaturday September 17 2011
A Visit to Keppel HengeSunday September 11 2011
Unique Plants and Plant Communities of the Bruce Peninsula Thursday September 08 2011
Photographing Wild FlowersSunday June 12 2011
Attracting Butterflies and Moths to your GardensThursday June 09 2011
Bird Watching with Alfred RaabSaturday May 14 2011
Birds According to MarkThursday May 12 2011
Escarpment RamblesSunday May 08 2011
Birding at the Fidler's Monday May 02 2011
A Visit to Spring's Ephemeral PondsSunday April 24 2011
On the Reefs in the PhilippinesThursday April 14 2011
Hot Spathes and Hidden HolesSunday March 20 2011
From the Andromeda Galaxy to a Spider's EyeThursday March 10 2011
Signs of Winter LifeSaturday February 12 2011
Friends of Oliphant Coastal Environments (FOOCE)Thursday February 10 2011
India: Temples, Tigers and PeacocksThursday January 13 2011
Snow Shoe Outing in Harrison ParkSunday January 09 2011
Members' Night hosted by Jim AnsellThursday December 09 2010
Christmas Bird CountsSaturday December 04 2010
The Secret Lives of BatsThursday November 11 2010
Around the Bay Waterfowl OutingSunday November 07 2010
Karst Topography of the BruceSaturday October 16 2010
ON THE WIND: a discussion of Raptors and the Wind IndustryThursday October 14 2010
Trees of Owen SoundSunday October 03 2010
West Coast Landscapes: Alvars and FensSaturday September 25 2010
Ferns of the Niagara EscarpmentSunday September 12 2010
Freedom 35:A Photographer's AdventureThursday September 09 2010
NABA Butterfly Count Saturday July 03 2010
Orchid Trip to Flowerpot Island, with Scott CurrieSaturday June 12 2010
Annual Potluck DinnerThursday June 10 2010
Bird Watching with Alfred RaabSaturday May 22 2010
Native Woody Plants with Bill MosesSaturday May 15 2010
Plants of the Bruce Peninsula - Where North Meets South and East Meets West, with Joan CroweThursday May 13 2010
Nature Hikes with Dave Fidler @ 6 p.m.Monday April 19 2010
Froggies and Woodcocks in LoveSunday April 11 2010
Birdwatcher's Stew with Fred JazvacThursday April 08 2010
Hullet Marshes: Waterfowl in Spring with Peter MiddletonSunday March 28 2010
March Break Family Outing to wings of Paradise Butterfly Conservatory, CambridgeSaturday March 13 2010
The Making of Canada: Four Billion Years of Earth History with Dr. Nick EylesThursday March 11 2010
Show Shoe/X Country Ski Bruce Peninsula National Park - the Grotto with Willy Waterton and Audrey ArmstrongSunday February 21 2010
Total Solar Eclipse in The Middle Kingdom (Tibet) with Donna GeislerThursday February 11 2010
Snowshoe Hike and Nature RambleSaturday January 16 2010
ANSIs: Special Landscapes of Ontario with Bob GrayThursday January 14 2010
Wiarton Christmas Bird CountSunday December 20 2009
Owen Sound Christmas Bird CountSaturday December 19 2009
Member's Night hosted by Jim AnsellThursday December 10 2009
The Real Amazon Jungle with Dian WoodThursday November 12 2009
Around the Bay Waterfowl Outing with Fred JazvacSunday November 08 2009
Trees & Shrubs Identification with Jim ColesSaturday November 07 2009
Inverhuron Provincial Park: Past and Present HIKE with Norah TothSaturday October 17 2009
Nature Conservancy Across Canada with John GrantThursday October 08 2009
Ferns of the Escarpment with Chris HacheySunday October 04 2009
Nature Trek with Joe JohnsonSaturday September 12 2009
Dragonflies and Other Aquatic Insects with John ReaumeThursday September 10 2009
Mushroom Foray And Nature Walk Around Inglis FallsWednesday September 09 2009
December: Christmas Bird Counts
Christmas Bird Counts
Date Change for Bluebird Hike
Date Change for Bluebird Hike
Who Made Those Tracks and Why
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Annual Christmas Bird Count - Hanover/Walkerton
Annual Christmas Bird Count - Owen Sound
Annual Christmas Bird Count - Meaford
Annual Christmas Bird Count - Saugeen Shores
Annual Christmas Bird Count – Owen Sound
Annual Christmas Bird Count – Owen Sound
Wildflower Walk at Old Baldy with Stew Hilts