News and Blog


Welcome to our blog page – we’ll keep this updated with news from club outings, projects and initiatives, and from the properties we steward.  Check out the stories, leave a comment, and feel free to share on facebook!

We are always looking for different club members to write blog posts so we can capture everyone’s thoughts.  If you are out at an event please let us know if you can write a few paragraphs and have some photos to share; we would love to hear from you.

With Great Sorrow

It was with great sadness and heavy hearts to hear about the passing of our SFN President Larry Cornelis’ mother, Georgette Cornelis.  On behalf of our members, the executives extend their condolence to Larry and the Cornelis family on the loss of their family’s...

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AGM Meeting and Guest Presentation

You all have been waiting for it and now it is here. We are hosting our AGM and Guest Presentation on Wednesday October 7th at 7:00 pm. Check out our poster below for more information. Please remember all Covid Protocols will be followed

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The Majestic Oak

Black Oak Oaks may be our most important genus of trees. They have the highest ecological values of any native species, thus making an Oak the most important tree you can plant. Educating yourself on trees, about Oaks and focus on the long term importance of your...

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Seed Collection and Restoration

The Sydenham River Nature Reserve would like to invite you to learn about agriculture restoration at the reserve. Volunteers will be assisting in native seed collection and planting. Please see flyer below and if you are interested please contact Adrie at...

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September’s Phragmites Party~~ Heaping Success.

Our Phragmites removal party yesterday was a heaping success. On behalf of the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority and ourselves we like to thank the 21 members and volunteers who came out and helped as well as Enbridge Gas for their financially supporting this...

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Friend’s Of Nature Award and Property Tour.

2020 Friends of Nature Award Recipients Jim and Gary Rodger Property Due to the pandemic concerns our Sydenham Field Naturalist's annual banquet and meeting in April was cancelled. Unfortunately, this also postponed the annual Friend of Nature Award which was intended...

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Phragmites Removal Party (Help Needed)

Nature can really use your help so If you missed out last time we have another day scheduled Check out the info below. PHRAGMITES REMOVAL PARTY Saturday September 12, 2020 @9:00am Rain date September 19th Peer’s Wetlands 29644 Kimball Road, Wallaceburg Catered lunch...

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Supporting Pollinators

Monarch on Milkweed Blooms             It's August, and each time I step into my yard it is with anticipation and excitement. I usually bring my camera out with me as it has become a hobby of mine to document with...

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Helping Nature Out

Nature has been helped us through these times now, lets help nature out now. We are Preparing for Phragmites Removal. Consider coming out and helping give the biodiversity of the Peers Wetlands a helping hand by removing Phyragmites. Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 9 AM...

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