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Field Nats Recognized in ERCA’s 40 Years of Conservation Celebration

Essex County Field Naturalists Dave Kraus and Betty Learmouth have been recognized as champions of conservation in ERCA's 40 Years of Conservation Celebration! Way to go Dave and Betty! Take a look at what their involvement has been in our county: http://erca.org/40conservation-champions/betty-learmouth/ http://erca.org/40conservation-champions/dave-kraus/

Early Spring Birding at Hillman Marsh

On April 14, 2013, the Essex County Field Naturalists' headed out to Hillman Marsh with Kory Renaud as their guide. Despite the chilly weather, a good time was enjoyed by all.  The grand total for the day was 57 species, including a good variety of waterfowl, some shorebirds, Common Loons, many Kinglets (both Golden and Ruby-crowned), and several other songbirds! See the ebird checklist here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S13751265 Our fearless leader! Several upgrades have been made to [...]

Red-tailed Hawk

A great first outdoor meeting of the year! Come out to the next one! Field Naturalists' banding a Red Tailed Hawk prior to releasing it at Devonwood! Our next outdoor members' meeting takes place on May 8. See http://essexcountynature.com/meetings/ for details or follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/ECFNC

Protect the Ojibway Prairie, an important species-at-risk land!

Hi Everyone! See what is happening with the Ojibway Prairie (Windsor Star article and video) http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2013/03/27/big-box-retail-development-plan-near-ojibway-draws-fire-with-video/ Don't agree with the development on this environmentally important land? You can make comments over the web: http://www.ebr.gov.on.ca/ERS-WEB-External/displaynoticecontent.do?noticeId=MTE4OTkz&statusId=MTc4MDA2&language=en Making comments are open to all the public but comments are only accepted until April 18th!