DURHAM REGION FIELD NATURALISTS © 2020 UPDATED June 20, 2020

DURHAM REGION FIELD NATURALISTS

"conservation through education"

WELCOME TO THE DRFN WEBSITE!

Our motto is :“conservation through education”

We are a group of friendly people who share our love of nature through regular meetings and field trips. We hope that you will join us. The Membership tab will help you do this.

MEETINGS Meetings are held the last Monday of the month with the exception of June, July, August and December. For location and a list of upcoming meetings please click Meetings and Meeting Location tabs above. Members receive a newsletter 5 times per year.

NEWSLETTER DRFN publishes

5 newsletters per year. We are now including these in this website. So far there are the ones available from the 2019/2020 season and 2018/2019 season. More to come. Look under CONTACTS/NEWSLETTER.

FIELD TRIPS We have regularly scheduled Field Trips. For a schedule of upcoming outings please click Field Trips tab above.

Click to see pass Field Trip Photos. https://drfn.shutterfly.com/

BUTTERFLY GARDEN DRFN, with help from the Canadian Organic Growers Durham Chapter and the City of Oshawa, created a Butterfly Garden in 2004. Please visit! Click the Butterfly Garden tab for information.

Click for Photos. https://drfnbitterflygarden.shutterfly.com/

VOLUNTEERING AT THE BUTTERFLY GARDEN - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Please contact Dianne if you can assist – 905-433-7875 or dpazaratz(at)sympatico.ca.

DRFN is a member of Ontario Nature. Please join ON today!

NEWS

Next Meeting

Next Outing

Due to COVID-19 and the requirement for social distancing all future Meetings and Outings are cancelled until further notice.

Stay well!

IMMPORTANT OTHER THINGS OF INTEREST

FRIENDS

COVID-19 Backyard Birding Challenge

Covid-19 isolation got you dreaming of birding? Click for more info.

News from Thickson's Woods Nature Reserve

All posted regulations must be strictly followed, regarding social distancing, staying on the paths and protecting wildlife and vegetation.

Please note:

Thickson's Woods Fall Festival usually held in September has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Margaret Carney's Nature Column for Metroland Durham

Toronto Ornithological Club

For E-Bird sightings in the last 7 days in the GTA including Oshawa and Whitby area visit TOC's website page.

Check out these booklets and more at the Matt Holder Environmental Education Fund website.