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Trees, Children and Diana Beresford-Kroeger

By Chris Hart In October, the Pelee Island Bird Observatory (PIBO), along with CBC Windsor, asked children ages four to 12 to make a short video about why trees are important. From those submissions, 10 children were selected to attend a Forest Walk with Diana Beresford-Kroeger around Ojibway on Monday, November 4th. I volunteered for this PIBO event, and after ensuring that each child (and their parents) had their safety and consent forms filled out, [...]

Review of Diana Beresford-Kroeger’s Talk at St. Clair College

By Jessica Middleton Photo by Andy Paul Last month, renowned scientist, author, and visionary Diana Beresford-Kroeger came to Windsor as part of a tour to promote her new book, To Speak For the Trees. On Sunday November 3rd, Ms. Beresford-Kroeger gave a talk to a packed Student Life Centre at St. Clair College.  She was greeted by a “Green Carpet” of local environmental advocates and students with signs showing their support for the student climate [...]

Junior Photographers Hone Their Skills

By  Andy Paul, with photos assembled by Jessica Middleton Jessica Middleton leads the Jr. Egrets on a photo scavenger hunt at Ojibway The Junior Egrets were back in action last month for the fourth and final event of 2019.  On the afternoon of Saturday, November 2nd, 14 young naturalists and their family members participated in an introductory junior photography session.  It was an opportunity for all to learn how to use a camera and practice [...]

ECFNC 35th Annual Dinner

By JoAnn Grondin, Heritage Committee Coordinator Carl Maiolani was the recipient of this year's Outstanding Achievement Award (much to his surprise!) for all of his hard work over the years, including roles as the club's Membership Secretary, and lovely weather selector.  Our Annual Dinner was held on Saturday, November 9th and went very well, despite some setbacks. Many thanks to our volunteers, those who attended, our speaker Paul Pratt and our MC, Steve Marks. It [...]

Complete List of Silent Auction Donations

A big thank you to all of the generous donors. We would also like to thank those who participated in the bidding process. All funds will go directly to supporting our club. No. Article/Name Donated by: 1 Small framed pictures of hawk on a fence and hawk in flight Glenn Dennis and the estate of Melvin Dennis 2 Two bottles of Erie Shores Pier 41 red wine, 2 glasses in a basket JoAnn Grondin 3 [...]