Mushrooms 101

By Sara Jenkins Posted August 5, 2018   Nothing signals the end of summer quite like the appearance of mushrooms along the trails in Newfoundland!  Orange, yellow, red, purple, brown,…

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Nature field guides for Newfoundland

Looking to brush up on your naturalist skills, learn more about the wildlife around us, or just identify that weird looking bug you found in your backyard? Apps can be…

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Birding at Voisey’s Brook

By Nick White Posted July 14, 2018 The rain held off this morning for a nice hike through Voisey's Brook Park in Portugal Cove - St. Philip's. This recently developed…

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Birdathon writeup: Quest for 100 birds

Read about Alvan and Catherine's Birdathon efforts in The Telegram (by Bruce Mactavish). Thank you to all contributed to their Birdathon and to us! It is one of our biggest…

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Research Spotlight Series: Jeffrey Ethier

By Jeffrey Ethier Posted May 28, 2018 Editor’s Note: In our Research Spotlight Series we shine a light on exciting research in our province. In this post we showcase the Jeffrey…

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Birds of a Feather: Interview with Artist Brandy Barry

By Justin So Posted April 26, 2018 I was admiring the bird photographs on the Newfoundland Birdwatching Group on Facebook when I stumbled upon Brandy Barry’s redpoll painting that uniquely…

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The Forget-me-nots of Newfoundland and Labrador

By Andus Voitk Posted March 26, 2018 A few years ago John Maunder sent around a note with references, suggesting that most likely Myosotis arvensis was the species of forget-me-not…

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Trip Report: Winter Gull Workshop 2018

By Megan Boucher Posted March 16, 2018 Jared Clarke talking to the group of participants about winter gulls (Photo by Megan Boucher). It has been an odd winter here in…

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