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‘Botany and More, on the Lake Huron Shore’ with Jeannine Kralt.

Thursday, June 13 @ 9:30 am 12:00 pm

Thursday morning June 13, 9:30 start time at Oliphant Fen. Fens are unique coastal wetlands occurring along the escarpment, meadow marshes that have conditions that are favourable for a variety of interesting species including orchids and carnivorous plants. Join Jeannine for this easy hike, mostly along boardwalks at a couple of our local fens, beginning at the Oliphant Fen, and visiting Petrel Point thereafter. 

Expect a leisurely pace as we explore the sights and sounds of the fen – expect to be out for most of the morning. 

Bring water and feel free to bring a snack.

Limit 12.  To Register and receive directions too, please email Jeannine Kralt at  stewardship@osfn.ca

OSFN Indoor Meetings are normally held on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bayshore Community Centre, 1900 3rd Ave E Owen Sound. There are no Indoor Meetings in July and August. Please see the individual event listings below for more details.

We invite speakers with a wide range of expertise from Grey/Bruce and other parts of the province. These evenings are open to the public. The auditorium is open by 6:30. The meeting gets under way at 7:00, and may include brief announcements by other organizations as well as OSFN club activities, club business, social time, nature sightings and reports.

The club also offers a full schedule of outdoor activities during the year. Through these outings, members learn more about the birds, plants, mammals and geology of this part of Ontario. We also keep a protective eye on our precious natural areas.