Category: meeting


A film night: Jackson Hole WILD films!

Jackson Hole WILD films coming to the Upper Credit Field Naturalists, January 23rd On Tuesday evening January 23rd, 2018, at 7:30 P.M., selections from the world-famous Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival are coming to our backyard! Join us for a special WILD On Tour screening of short films. We are highlighting the joyous and informative exploration of nature. Ron has chosen a variety of shorter films instead of 1–3 long films. 1. Project Coyote – Killing Games: Wildlife in the Crosshairs. 30 min 2. 16 Legs: Spider Love. 25 min (a spider expert will be presenting to our group this March) 3. Between Two Lichens. 15 min 4. Nature RX. – 2min 5. Microsculpture. – 5 min 6. Blue. – 4 min 7. Banana Slugs: Secret of the Slime. – 4 min 8. Return of the Cicadas. – 7 min. 9. Explore Your Backyard Wilderness. – 4 min (Total screening time 96… Read more »

A Glorious Gallimaufry!

Nicola Ross will be speaking to us next Tuesday, November 28th, 7:30 P.M. at the Orangeville Seniors Centre. Nicola will be talking about her latest book Dufferin Hikes: Loops and Lattes. This is the third in her series of local hiking guides, the others being Caledon Hikes, and Halton Hikes. A number of us have used these books as guides for mostly short half-day hikes. She has cleverly chosen interesting routes that loop back to the starting point — and she caps that off with recommendations of where to have excellent snacks and lunches. I’ve enjoyed the several of her recommended routes that I’ve done. My wife hikes every Wednesday with a group of local women who have nearly completed all of the hikes in Nicola’s first two books, and are now beginning to hike through her Dufferin book. They’re loving the routes she recommends! Nicola has a fascinating background,… Read more »

Members’ Night, Tuesday October 24th, 7:30 P.M.

The evening will include: A couple of short informal presentations. A slide show of UFCNC member’s photographs. Displays of nature art, specimen collections, handiwork such as bird feeders. Lots of time for socializing and connecting with each other. “The success of this evening is dependant upon your participation. We really want you to come and be an active part of this.  Let us know what you would like to do and/or bring.” Is there something interesting that you would like to share? How about giving a 5 – 8 minute presentation related to natural history. Do you take photographs?  Send us 10–20 of your favourite nature photos of plants, animals, rocks, landscapes, whatever that you have taken in the past year and we will merge them into a slide show. Have you got something to display … a collection of bones, plants, a nature project that you’re working on such as a… Read more »