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The Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club is a volunteer, non-profit organization. The objectives of the club are to promote the appreciation, preservation, and conservation of Canada's natural heritage and to encourage investigation and dissemination of the results of research in all fields of natural history.

The club's operations are overseen by a Council made up of an elected members and the chairs of the various committees. Individual activities are undertaken by club members participating in standing committees.

Membership in the club is open to anyone who shares our interest in nature.

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2014 Board of Directors


  • President — Fenja Brodo
  • 1st vice-president — Henry Steger
  • 2nd vice-president — Eleanor Zurbrigg
  • Treasurer — Ken Young
  • Recording secretary — Annie Bélair
  • Past-president — Ann MacKenzie

Ex-officio members

Committee representatives

  • Awards — Eleanor Zurbrigg
  • Conservation — Owen Clarkin
  • Education and Publicity — Lynn Ovenden
  • Events — Julia Cipriani
  • Nominations — Ann MacKenzie
  • Finance — Barbara Chouinard
  • Membership — Henry Steger
  • Publications — Daniel Brunton

Members at large

  • Barry Cottam (represents the Fletcher Wildlife Garden)
  • Alex MacDonald (represents Nature Canada)
  • Don Hackett (represents Ontario Nature)
  • Diane Kitching (represents the Macoun Club)
  • Rémy Poulin (represents the Birds Committee)

Committee chairs

  • Awards Committee — Eleanor Zurbrigg
  • Birds Committee — Chris Traynor
  • Conservation — Owen Clarkin
  • Education and Publicity — Lynn Ovenden
  • Events — Julia Cipriani
  • Finance Committee — Barbara Chouinard
  • Fletcher Wildlife Garden — vacant
  • Macoun Club Committee — Rob Lee
  • Membership Committee — Henry Steger
  • Publications Committee — Dan Brunton
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