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Species of the Week: The Blue Dasher

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This week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is the Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis). Blue Dashers are one of the most commonly sighted dragonflies in North America, often found near slow-moving water such as a marsh or pond. Mature males are easy to recognize with … Continue reading

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Species of the Week: The Rose-breasted Grosbeak

This week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek is the Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus). There is significant sexual dimorphism between the males and females of this species: males are black, white and red, whereas the females are streaked brown and white with a prominent white … Continue reading

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Great Day for an AGM! (And a wander in the woods)

Thanks to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting today (April 23, 2023) at the Lally Homestead. It was great to see so many members and so much interest in becoming involved with the Board! Thank you to everyone who … Continue reading

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