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Online Research Study Opportunity for Ontario Naturalists

Although most people share some facts about the natural world in common, as individuals, our specific knowledge is constantly changing as we have new experiences and learn new things. Recent work in neuroscience has explored how natural concepts are organized in the brain by comparing the neural representations that correspond to different types of biological … Read more

Blue-Green Algae Workshop Online May 29

The online version of the workshop that was originally planned for March will be available here on May 29. Link to BGA Workshop Part 1- Research and Observations Video Link to Identifying BGAs Video Holly Evans of CRCA shared the follwing link (http://www.ces.fau.edu/usgs/understanding-algae/index.php) on the topic of water quality issues in Florida. It is a … Read more

Bioblitz to be June 12-13

Do save June 12-13 to enjoy the BioBlitz with us at the new property of the Land Conservancy for KFLA. If you are interested in volunteering to help please contact Anne at 613 389 6742 or n8ture.anne@sympatico.ca. Tentative program and info sheet now available at the bottom of the homepage and on the event listing … Read more

Impact of Tannery Development

Open houses will be held on the proposed development of the former Davis Tannery Property situated along the Cataraqui River at Rideau and River streets. They are: Thurs, Dec 5, 4:30 – 6:30, Memorial Hall, City Hall Tues, Dec 10, 6:30 – 8:30, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 560 on Montreal St. opp the entry to … Read more

Field Trip to Lennox GS

Lennox Generating Station (April 14 2019) By Kurt Hennige Despite 40 mm rain in the forecast, 29 people gathered in the parking lot at Ontario Power Generation property. Co-leader Mike Farrell, signed us all in and explained the safety regulation to all of us. While waiting, we watched the pair of Osprey on their nest … Read more

Environmental Impact of Third Crossing

The City has been informed that KFN members are concerned about the environmental impact of the work on the Third Crossing. In response to concerns about the impact on bats of tree removal, and that mitigating bat houses were not going to be installed until the Fall, the City has responded that: As part of … Read more

Lemoine Point Barn Swallows

The latest news regarding the Lemoine Point Barn Swallow Structure, is that when the CRCA inspected it, they found that a single nest had been used. The CRCA  has decided to leave the Swallow Structure as it is for 2019. Then, if there is no colonization during 2019, they will consider the installation of drop … Read more