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Mason Bee Nest

Hi everyone! I found this awesome article on how to make a nest for mason bees! Mason bees don't sting and they are great pollinators.  Just follow this link! http://themagnifyingglass.typepad.com/weblog/2011/03/make-a-mason-bee-nest.html

Project: Rain Gardens in Essex County

The west basin of Lake Erie has been seriously impacted by rain water runoff which carries contaminants and phosphorous which in turn fuels  large blooms of toxic algae. To mitigate this a simple green infrastructure project, to be designed and tested is the installation of rain gardens. Rain gardens are constructed around drains and catch basins to collect rainwater before it goes into the subsurface system. The rain gardens will have native plants chosen for [...]

ECFNC Members’ Meetings

Thank you to Dan Loncke for giving an exciting talk on the War of 1812 at our last Members' Meeting! Come out to our next meeting at the Ojibway Nature Centre on October 10 at 7:30 p.m. to hear Claire Sanders speak about bird banding and the Pelee Island Bird Observatory! Don't forget to head over to our Egret page to see the September Issue of our Newsletter.


WINTERTON, Mary Jane - 13 Aug 1932- 19 Aug 2012 (nee Heighway) Peacefully passed away on August 19, 2012 with her loving family by her side; beloved wife of Donald for 54 years, loving mother of Janice Chung (Danny) and Mark (Federica Nazzani); much loved Grandma to Jennifer and Geoffrey. Dear sister of Bob (Midge), Bruce (Jeanne) and predeceased by her mother, Jennie, father, Reginald and brother, Donald. Mary Jane will also be sadly missed [...]