Newsletter 2011-December: Green-tongue liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) as plant of the month.
Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretive Trail Funding Announcement Video- October 24th 2011: Thanks to the generous efforts of
Kelly-Anne Richmond and Matthew McBurney,
here is a video of the Special Event that announced the Funding in support of the Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretive Trail Project
Eugene Reimer Memorial Service:
We regret to
inform you that Eugene Reimer, NOCI and Debwendon Board member, benefactor, and
most of all friend, passed away last Saturday Nov.5th, 2011 after a long
illness. Before he died he had the satisfaction of knowing that because of
his generosity construction of an interpretive trail to help protect the
Brokenhead Wetlands he loved so well was made possible.
You can visit Eugene's personal website -
Peacefully on the morning of Saturday November 5th 2011 Eugene Reimer
passed away at Jocelyn House, in Winnipeg. For the past year he lived
courageously with lung cancer.
He was predeceased by his mother Betty. He will be remembered by his
father Peter K. Reimer and his sister Iris Reimer, as well as many
Cremation has taken place. A gathering to celebrate Eugene's life will be
held at :
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
150 Penfeld Drive
Steinbach , Manitoba
Thursday - November 24th 2011 at 3.00 PM
Brokenhead Wetlands Funding - October 24th 2011: Premier Greg Selinger held a special event at the Legislative announcing
funding in support of the the Brokenhead Wetlands Ecological Reserve
interpretive trail and boardwalk project.
Newsletter 2011-October: featuring Three-flowered Avens (Geum triflorum) as plant of the month.
Prairie Days at the the Tall Grass Prairie Reserve: Manitoba's Tall Grass Prairie Preserve will be hosting its annual Prairie Day event on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Prairie Shore Interpretive Trail, located 3 kilometres east of Tolstoi on Provincial Road 209.
Special presentations will highlight traditional plant uses, methods of harvesting prairie seed, cougars in Manitoba, the recently launched Manitoba Herp Atlas project and an update on the Manitoba Bird Atlas project. Animal ambassadors from the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre will make a special appearance.
Join in the bug hunting or critter dipping to see the smaller creatures that make their home in this special prairie ecosystem.Children in attendance can enjoy face painting, a scavenger hunt and other fun activities.
Newsletter 2011-April: featuring Common Bladderwort (Utricularia vulgaris) as plant of the month and the 2011 Field Trip schedule.
Proceedings of the 2009 Native Orchid Conference Published : The Native Orchid Conference, Inc. (NOC) is excited to announce that the 2009 NOC Conference Proceedings has been published and is available for purchase.
This how-to manual for native orchid conservation is a valuable collection of present and future methods that can be used to propagate native orchids and preserve or restore native orchid populations and their habitats.
A printable order form is available here - Order Form
Newsletter 2011-February: featuring Small Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia) as plant of the month
Seed Capsules by Genus: an image aid to Capsule identification grouped by Genus
Newsletter 2010-December: featuring Common Moonseed (Menispermum canadense) as plant of the month
CKUW 95.9 FM Podcast: NOCI President Doris Ames was a recent guest on the University of Winnipeg FM Radio Show - Wooden Spoons. Enjoy hearing Doris chat
about Orchids and related topics in the full interview.
October 2010 Members Night: Doris Ames gave an excellent presentation on The Wildflowers of the RM of Reynolds and a presentation
on the 2010 Field Trips.
20th World Orchid Conference - Singapore: Themed "Where New and Old World Orchids Meet", the Conference will feature a strong scientific programme,
complemented by a series of symposia and forums that will meet the needs of both commercial growers and hobbyists.
Photos from 2010 Fieldtrips & Survey-trips
Wildflower Slideshow 2010: as presented at the Midwinter/McMunn/Glen Homecoming Festival in Braintree on 2010-07-24
Brokenhead Boardwalk video by Shaw Cable:
featuring Richard and Doris discussing the Brokenhead Boardwalk Project
Native Orchid Tour: by Shel Zolkewich based on the Travel-Manitoba media-tour "fam-trip" to Belair Provincial Forest
Orchids and Orchid People in Manitoba:
Dr R J Ferry an orchidophile from Texas comes to Manitoba...
NOCI's Comments on the Draft Southeast Regional Groundwater Management Plan:
2010-February03: In view of our lack of facts, up-to-date maps of aquifers, recharge rates, etc, we should follow the precautionary principle...