Please note that all Programs, and schedules are subject to change. To avoid disappointment, please check with this site for updates and changes to dates, speakers, locations, etc. We thank you for your understanding in these matters.
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Birding with Bill, at Benallen and Beyond.
Birding with Bill Pop-Up OSFN eventMonday, May 22, 1:30 to 3:30pm. Birding with Bill, at Benallen and Beyond. Bill Gray will lead a "looking and listening birding tour" to see what diversity in avian life we discover, with a focus on the trails at Benallen.Benallen parking area is at the curve of Grey Road 17, just past … Continue reading Birding with Bill, at Benallen and Beyond.
The Moths All Around Us, with Alan Macnaughton
The Moths All Around Us, with Alan Macnaughton. Owen Sound, with its abundant natural and forested areas, is a great place to be an aspiring moth'er or just a person who appreciates the amazing diversity of the insect world. Alan will explain why he finds moths so fascinating and why he especially likes the moths … Continue reading The Moths All Around Us, with Alan Macnaughton
Introduction to How to Attract and Identify Moths.
Introduction to How to Attract and Identify Moths. Friday June 9, 2023 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm A Moth Night – An Introduction to How to Attract and Identify MothsWhen: Friday June 9, 2023 Leader: Alan Macnaughton Time: 9 pm – 11:15 pm plus Saturday morning June 10 at 7 am to open Moth traps for ID, Photos and Release (possible extra Moth Nights June 8-11 and Rain Dates … Continue reading Introduction to How to Attract and Identify Moths.
Piping Plovers with Lynne Richardson
Piping Plovers with Lynne Richardson. Visit Sauble Beach to find out about these super-cute and super-endangered birds and learn about Plover Lovers too. Register: email@example.com or 519-599-3618
Saugeen Valley Lookout: Visit Nels Maher’s & John Weir’s Fern Garden
Saugeen Valley Lookout: Visit Nels Maher's & John Weir’s Fern Garden. See Orchids, Birds and more on this 40 Acre Naturalized Property by the Saugeen River near Durham. Bring lunch & enjoy tours by Brian & Clare Maher. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 705-728-1507
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, with coffee and refreshments. 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.