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Summary from BioBlitz at Point Pelee National Park

Written by Point Pelee National Park Staff for The Egret, Issue 34- Number 4  This year was the 100thbirthday of Point Pelee National Park (1918 – 2018).  To help commemorate the occasion, several signature events occurred in the park throughout the year.  On the weekend of July 21-22, 2018, a special Point Pelee 100 BioBlitz was held from 12:00 noon on July 21 to 12:00 noon on July 22.  This was the first All TaxaBioBlitz [...]

Donations to the Annual Dinner Silent Auction

Donations to the Annual Dinner Silent Auction Written by JoAnn Grondin, Heritage Committee Coordinator for The Egret, Issue 34- Number 4 Thank you to those who donated the following items to the ECFNC 34th Annual Dinner Silent Auction! No. Article/Name Donated by: 1 A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson - new Tom Henderson 2 Compact Bowling – a table top game Sheeva Nakhaie 3 Rival Electric Fondue Pot Sheeva Nakhaie 4 Two small [...]

ECFNC 34th Annual Dinner

 ECFNC 34th Annual Dinner - Saturday, November 3, 2018 Written by JoAnn Grondin, Heritage Committee Coordinator for The Egret - Issue 34 - Number 4 Our Annual Dinner went very well thanks to our volunteers, those who attended, our speaker Tom Hince and our MC Steve Marks.  It was a very pleasant evening and I have lots of people to thank.  Without their help, this dinner could not take place. So, thank you to . [...]

ECFNC Blue Kestrel Café at the Hawk Festival, Sept. 15th and 16th

ECFNC Blue Kestrel Café at the Hawk Festival, Sept. 15th and 16th Written JoAnn Grondin for The Egret - Issue 34 - Number 4 The Planning Committee for this fund raiser met at a local restaurant on July 30th.  Planning the event were Cathy Lapain, Carl Maiolani, Andy Paul, Aileen Petrozzi and myself.  Here we decide who is going to bring what to Holiday Beach. Our bakers of muffins and/or cookies and squares were Cathy [...]

Fall Tree Identification Walk 

 Fall Tree Identification Walk  Gina Pannunzio Written for The Egret - Volume 34 - Issue 4 - December 2018 Thanks to the Friends of Ojibway Prairie, those who attended the tree identification hike on November 17 got a lesson on basic tree identification for common trees growing in the Carolinian woods. Leaves definitely makes tree identification easier, especially in the spring and fall when they are fresh or showing off their vibrant colours. Of course, [...]

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