Current Issue




Winter 2016, Volume 47, Issue 1

The Osprey is a source of information on various aspects of the province’s natural history such as birds, plants, insects, mammals, general ecology and philosophical nature musings. All members of Nature Newfoundland and Labrador can access The Osprey. Access the latest issues here.




R. John Gibson 1931-2016

By John D. Jacobs

A tribute to the champion of our urban waterways.


Darwin’s Great Puzzle: Are Flower Clusters of Tropical Palm Key to Understanding the Surprising Evolution of Flowers on Leaves?

By Robin Timothy Day

Looking closely at leaves may reveal the origins of tropical palms.


Proposed Species-at-Risk listing for the Americal Eel (Anguilla rostrata) in Canada

By John D. Jacobs and R. John Gibson

This culturally and commercially important species is in decline.


Nature Newfoundland and Labrador Tuck-Walters Award 2015. Recipients: Dr. Rita Anderson and Dr. Andrus Voitk

By Bill Montevecchi

Nature NL and the Humber Natural History Society honour two amazing environmentalists.



  • Society Matters
  • Headlines
  • Letters and Correspondence
  • Species at Risk Placemat
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon Bird Migration
  • Quarterly Bug
  • Night Sky
  • Artist Corner



Support NatureNL

We promote the enjoyment and protection of all wildlife and natural history in Newfoundland and Labrador. Members receive invitations to monthly indoor and outdoor nature activities and our publication, The Osprey. Become a member, or donate, and help us preserve interest in nature.    

Connect with us!

Facebook page

Looking for Citizen Science site NLNature? Click here
Looking for the Newfoundland and Labrador Nature Atlas? Click here