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Fall Roundup

Fall is in the air and that can only mean one thing. It’s time once again for the KFN’s Fall Roundup. Members are encouraged to get birding between the allotted time and submit their birding reports on ebird. The reports will be compiled by Erwin Batalla and a summary will appear in the Blue Bill. ... Read more

Fall Roundup – Birding Sydenham Area

Leader  Gaye Beckwith Meet at the Sydenham Public Library at 7:45 am. on Saturday. Our convoy may break into smaller groups to cover more area. This outing has multiple stops and will be limited to 12 participants. Register at fieldtrips@kingstonfieldnaturalists.org or contact Gary at 613 547-8121

Fall Roundup – Milburn Creek NCC Property

Meet at the Battersea Ball Park on the west side of Battersea Rd, 19.5 km north of Hwy 401 (gps coordinates: 44.429572, -76.386426). A trail into the NCC property is located just across the road. The walk around the perimeter of the property is approximately 4 km. Bring binoculars if you have them. We will ... Read more

Ramble – Invista shoreline

Rambles are slow walks to notice nature in all its forms. Bring a water bottle and a snack.  For detailed directions please register by the Sunday before the trip with Anne (n8ture.anne at sympatico.ca or 613-389-6742). Dress warmly for slow moving group! Be prepared for ticks!  Wear long sleeves, tuck long pants into socks, and ... Read more

November General Meeting

From Forester to Forensic Scientist:  A botanist's journey to the Dark Side Guest Speaker: In semi-retirement since 2001, as Professor Emeritus, Dr Gerard Courtin embarked on a second career in Forensic Science using his knowledge of plants and soils,especially in Ontario, to study trace evidence in cases of suspicious death. As aresult he is recognized ... Read more

Snow Geese and Fromage

Leader Gary Hillaby Our targeted waterfowl is the Snow Goose on this annual field trip. We will be starting our search in the Kemptville  area this year and working our way east to Lancaster and the Glengarry Cheese Company. We will meet and “carpool up” at the carpool parking lot at Highway 15 and 401 ... Read more

Junior Naturalists – Field Trip

Elbow Lake Environmental Education Centre trails.  Focus on Habitats.  Bring lunch. Dress warmly. Details will be sent to registered members. Please register, to ensure detailed directions, by the Thursday before the trip withAnne (n8ture.anne@sympatico.ca, 613 389 6742). If you need to cancel please email before 8:00 on the day of the trip.

Field Trip – Bath waterfront and OPG wetland

Leader Kurt Hennige. Meet Kurt at 8:00 am at the Amherst Island ferry parking lot for car pooling. We will be stopping along several hotspots along Lake Ontario waterfront and will meet Mike Farrell at 10 am at the OPG gate. We will check out the OPG wetland till noon. Please be prepared for cold ... Read more