Current Events & News

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Long-tailed Duck in Cobourg Harbour, a likely waterfowl species to see during the next WBFN outing

Sunday, March 24, 2019. Local Waterfowl Outing. Leader: Roger Frost.
Meet at Cobourg Harbour at 8:30 a.m. We will likely search the Rice Lake Shore and Garden Hill Conservation Area for migrant ducks, geese and swans. This will be a half day outing.

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WBFN News & Announcements

WBFN Education Award – Cobourg Collegiate Institute

Presentation of the Willow Beach Field Naturalists Education Award to students at
Cobourg Collegiate Institute on March 19, 2019

Launch of New Website
The Willow Beach Field Naturalists new website is now live. WordPress is behind the scenes which allows for club volunteers to directly create and edit pages on the site. Also new are the Smugmug photo galleries and Google Drive archives. During the next meeting on March 29 there will be a brief presentation and orientation on the new website.


Community News & Announcements

NLT & LPLT Speaker Series – March 21, 2019
Blazing Star Environmental has spent the last two years trying to find and protect ‘lost’ populations of species at risk (SAR) reptiles and amphibians in Northumberland County.
Presentations are at Venture 13 building at 739 D’Arcy St, in Cobourg, Ontario. 7-9 p.m. Everyone is welcome to these free presentations. More details on the web sites of Northumberland Land Trust and Lone Pine Land Trust.

Ontario Nature Spring Regional Meeting – April 13, 2019
Pickering Naturalists are hosting the spring Ontario Nature regional meeting. Any WBFN member can attend this event. For more information, contact Frank God-frey at 905-372-1641, tfgodfrey@hotmail.com or speak to him at a meeting.