Website Changes

revised About page 2001-Oct+02Oct+05Feb+05Sep+06Feb
new photos by RichardReeves 2001-October
new photos by RichardReeves 2001-November
photos from PDF-files by BudEwacha 2001-November
new photos by BudEwacha 2002-January
new photo by DorisAmes: Bud with tree 2002-February
Buying Native Plants 2002-April+05Mar
SETS-2001 Report Text 2002-April
SETS-2001 Report Pictures 2002-April
2002 Fieldtrip Schedule 2002-April
PathCyp-2001 Report Part-1 2002-May
PathCyp-2001 Report Part-2 2002-May
WetlandJournal article by Doris 2002-August
new photos by Eugene+Peggy 2002-August
Orchids Thru the Year by Richard (one big page) 2002-December
Orchids Thru the Year by Richard (as slideshow) 2002-December+05Apr
Members-night Invitation 2003-January
FreePress article 2003-January
new photos by Eugene: 2003-MembersNight 2003-January
Link to CBC interview (audio) 2003-February
new photos by JohnNeufeld 2003-February
Proposed Bylaws Amendments 2003-March
Amended Bylaws as adopted 2003April4 2003-April
2003-Fieldtrip-schedule 2003-May
GIS Habitat Identification paper, Goerzen et al 2003-May
NorthWest Project Announcement + MEC funding 2003-May
Book Project Announcement + Shell-SEF funding 2003-June+Aug+Oct+05Mar+Jul+Dec
Whiteshell Echo article by Doris 2003-July
new photos by Eugene+JacWiebe+Richard+Doris 2003-July
Prairie Day 2003 Invitation and Map 2003-July
Whiteshell Echo article #2 by Doris 2003-September
Manitoba Orchids - revised list 2003-October+04Aug+Sep+05Feb+06Jul
new photos by Doris+AlAmes+Eugene 2003-November
Seed Pod Identification Book by Doris 2003-November+04Sep+09nov
new photos by WayneWarren+DougDelgatty 2003-December
Members-night Invitation 2003-December
SETS-2003 Report text & photos 2004-January
new photos by Eugene+Richard+AlAmes+BudEwacha 2004-January
Medicinal Plants article by Doris 2004-February
Gary Raven Medicinal Plant Lecture notes by Doris2004-February
new photos by Richard - 2004-MembersNight 2004-February
new photos by Eugene - 2004-AGM 2004-April
2004-Fieldtrip-schedule 2004-April
Sandilands Project - Year-5 Report 2004-June
NOC article by Doris (Conservation) 2004-August
NOC article by Doris (Trip to Tobermory) 2004-August
Whiteshell Echo article #3 by Doris (Wakes) 2004-August
Whiteshell Echo article #4 by Doris (Exploring) 2004-August
MB-Gardener article by Doris (Brokenhead Wetland) 2004-August
Legal article by John 2004-August
Carillon article by Doris 2004-September
LATIN picture menus 2004-September (obsolete 2008Sep)
Non-Frames versions of all picture menus 2004-October+2008Sep
Members-night Invitation and Map 2004-October
North+West Species-at-Risk Project Final Report 2004-October
new photos by Richard+Peggy+Eugene
new photos by Eugene - 2005-MembersNight 2004-October
Slideshow of ConwaySC trip by Peggy+Doris 2004-November
Trip-report of ConwaySC trip by Doris 2004-November
Copyright Policy 2005-January
How YOU Can Help article 2005-February
North of 58 - travelogue by Doris 2005-February
new photos by Eugene - 2005-AGM 2005-February
Slideshow of the Churchill trip 2004 - by John+Eugene 2005-February+March
Slideshow of Bruce/Tobermory trip 2003 - by John+Eugene 2005-February
Coniferous Seedling Fundraising project 2005-March
new photo by Ken Coombs 2005-March
Secrecy article by Eugene, as revised for NZNOG publication 2005-March
Video Project Announcement + SDIF funding 2005-March+Aug
Printable Orchids of Manitoba book brochure (PDF) 2005-March
Web-usage stats, starting at 2005-Feb 2005-April
photos by Richard, additions to Orchids-Thru-Year slideshow 2005-April
photos by ChrisNeufeld+Eugene - Three-toothed saxifrage 2005-April
photos - Orchids and their Insect Companions 2005-April+Nov
Whiteshell Echo article #5 by Doris - Favourites 2005-April
Al Simmons fundraiser at MTYP on June13,14 2005-May
Grindstone Gazette article by Doris 2005-June
Book Launch Announcement 2005-June
Brokenhead Wetlands Ecological Reserve Announcement 2005-June
Prairie Day 2005 Invitation and Map 2005-August
Our video Zoom In On Native Orchids is available 2005-August
photos of Book Project activities 2005-October
Contact-us page replaces the guestbook 2005-October+06feb+07dec
Members-night Invitation and Map 2005-October
photos from Members-Night 2005-November
photos - Insects that Pollinate Orchids 2005-November+06Sep
Our book is available at... 2005-December+06Jan+Feb+Mar+07jan
photos from our Video Project 2005-December
revised "Favicon" for our site 2006-February
AGM Invitation and Map 2006-February
photos from the AGM 2006-February+Mar
Our new Board of Directors 2006-February
Invitation to join us at the MOS Orchid Show 2006-March
photos of our display at Whiteshell Cottagers 2006-March
photos of our display at the MOS Orchid Show 2006-March
NOCI to receive the Premier's Award 2006-April
photos of NOCI board receiving Premier's Award 2006-April
Orchid Festival 2006 at Oak Hammock 2006-May
Volunteers Needed! 2006-May
Announcing our new Seed-Bank Project 2006-June
Prairie Day 2006 Invitation 2006-August
Members-night 2006-Oct Invitation and Map 2006-September
Photos from Members Night 2006-October
Seed-Bank Project - Members Night Presentation 2006-October
Boardwalk Design - Members Night Presentation 2006-October
Our Video is now available online 2006-Nov+07Dec
NOCI Activities - NOC presentation 2005-Jul+06Nov
AGM Invitation and Map 2007-January
photos from the AGM 2007-February
Eco-Journal article by Doris 2007-February
Tree-Seedling Offer - 2007 2007-March
2007 Fieldtrip Schedule 2007-April
Canadian Environment Awards 2007 Finalists 2007-May
Invitation to Orchid Festival in Senkiw 2007-June
MAP for Orchid Festival in Senkiw 2007-June
Species List for Orchid Festival in Senkiw 2007-June
Photos from CEA-Gala in Montreal June04 2007-June
Online-Shopping webpage 2007-July+Oct+08Jan+09Feb+Mar
Members-night 2007-Oct Invitation and Map 2007-September
NOCI's Tenth Anniversary Calendar is Available 2007-Oct+08Jan
BWER Conservation Prospectus by Nathan Vadeboncoeur at UBC 2007-October
photos of our display at the MOS Orchid Show 2007-November
photos from the 2007 Fieldtrips 2007-November
Photos from Members Night 2007-December
new species New Jersey Tea added to Pictures menu 2007-December
AGM Invitation and Map (Tenth Anniversary AGM) 2008-January
EKO video by Debwendon now available 2008-January
new species Whorled Milkwort added to Pictures menu 2008-January
photos from our 10th Anniversary AGM 2008-February
Invitation to 2008 Orchid Show "In Praise of Native Orchids" 2008-February
photos from the 2005 Fieldtrips 2008-April
photos from the 2006 Fieldtrips 2008-April
WAM-Spring-Field-day details and map 2008-May
photos from MOS Orchid Show 2008-March 2008-June
photos from Chasing Benevolence Debwendon Fundraiser 2008-June
photos from NatureConservancy+NOCI plant-survey outings 2008-June+October
photos from the 2008 fieldtrips 2008-June+October
Carrick Wildflower Festival -- Poster 2008-June
Carrick Wildflower Festival -- Agenda 2008-June
Prairie Day 2008 - News-Release and Map 2008-July
Senkiw Fall Wildflower Festival -- Poster 2008-August
Senkiw Fall Wildflower Festival -- Species List 2008-August
new species Epipactis helleborine added to Pictures menu 2008-September
Manitoba Orchids - revised list 2008-September
Picture menus - revised & simplified from 12 kinds to 3 2008-September
NOCI Membership Brochure - revised 2008-September+October
Members-night 2008-Oct Invitation and Map 2008-October
new species Prairie Moonwort in Pictures menu 2008-October
Members-night Photos 2008-November
Inuvik-trip slideshow - as seen at Members-night 2008-November
Western prairie fringed-orchid has been red-listed by the IUCN 2008-December
new species Golden bean in Pictures menu 2009-February
AGM Invitation and Map 2009-February
Used Equipment For Sale at our AGM 2009-February
Photography Clinic with Bill Bremner 2009-February
new slideshow: Sex and Murder in the Bog 2009-February
We're an eligible recipient for 1%-For-Orchid-Conservation funds2009-February
Amended Bylaws as adopted 2009-Feb27 2009-February
new look website with navigation-bar 2009-March

Our online store offers books, dvds, leather jewellery, memberships; many new items added 2009-March
new items for sale: butterfly, wildflower, and dragonfly brooches
  added 2007-July; revised 2007Oct+2008Jan+2009Feb+Mar; revised 2010-May price adjustment on pins, 10.00-to-12.00, 20.00-to-22.00, new item: Rose Pogonia pin

New Slideshow:  Winnipeg to Inuvik by land   added 2008-Nov29; revised 2009-Mar

New Slideshow:  Sex and Murder in the Bog: Carnivorous Plants and Orchids    added 2009-Feb23; revised 2009-Mar

Photography Clinic with Bill Bremner:  An evening devoted to improving our photography, with emphasis on strong design;  discussion on seeing;  hints and tips on dynamic composition;  pitfalls to avoid...    added 2009-Feb; revised 2009-Mar

We'll have a display at Gardening Saturday on May 9th at the Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd.  The event presented by Friends of the Assiniboine Park Conservatory will feature 24 gardening workshops, 55 exhibitor displays, demonstrations by Barkman Concrete and Husqvarna Canada, guest speakers, a Silent Auction with all proceeds going to support educational programming at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory, and a beautiful display of glass garden mosaics by artist Ursula Neufeld.   added 2009-Apr04

Photos from our AGM on 2009-Feb27   added 2009-April

Photos from the MOS Orchid Show 2009-March   added 2009-April

Newsletter 2009-April:  featuring Common Hop (Humulus lupulus) as Plant-of-the-Month   added 2009-Apr27

Join us on a fieldtrip:  May16 Steep Rock;  May23 Bird's Hill Provincial Park;  June13 Mt Nebo;  June20 Woodridge;  June27 Brokenhead Wetlands;  July04 Portage Sandhills Wildlife Management Area.    added 2009-Apr27

Prairie Day - 20th Anniversary:  Join us SATURDAY AUGUST 8th for presentations, activities, and tours from 10am to 4:30pm • Manitoba Bats • Wetland Adventure • Insect Vectors • Caring for Wildlife • Prescribed Fire Equipment • Bug Hunt • Critter Dipping • Face painting • Bannock Bake • Self-guided Driving Tour of the Preserve • and more...   added 2009-June12

New Video:  Manitoba Orchids with Lorne & Joan Heshka.  There are 37 species of orchids growing wild in manitoba.  We learn about Ladyslippers, Frogs, Coralroots, and Hookers!   added 2009-June25

9th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference:  February 25-27, 2010 at Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Register now at and save $50 at the early-bird rate.  Join hundreds of prairie professionals, experts and enthusiasts over three days...  This excellent program is designed to enlighten, stimulate and inspire.  Don't miss it -- register now!    added 2009-Aug06

New Articles on Linnaeus:  two articles by Dr R J Ferry:  Linnaeus, and Some Background on Plant Names describes the naming system devised by Linnaeus in the early 1700's and still in use today;  Linnaeus - The Man (24 May 1707 - 10 January 1778) gives us a glimpse into the English translation of the man's personal diary.   added 2009-Sep19

Newsletter 2009-October:  featuring Stemless Townsendia (Townsendia exscapa) as the plant of the month.   added 2009-Oct07

NOCI Members Night:  Dr Gordon Goldsborough of the University of Manitoba, will present "The potential for rehabilitation of Netley-Libau Marsh, a degraded coastal wetland of Lake Winnipeg".   added 2009-Oct07

Photos from NOCI Members Night 2009-Oct23    added 2009-Nov16

Newsletter 2009-December:  featuring Green-flowered Milkweed (Asclepias viridiflora) as the plant of the month.   added 2009-Dec02

Newsletter 2010-February:  featuring Baneberry (Actaea rubra) as the plant of the month.   added 2010-Jan26

You are invited to our AGM:  Alan Mason will give us a presentation on the Four Corners, USA.  In addition, we will have a raffle, door prizes, and wonderful refreshments!   added 2010-Jan26
Revised List of Candidates   added 2010-Feb04

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...   added 2010-Feb03

Photos from 2009 Fieldtrips & Survey-trips    added 2010-Feb04

Photography Clinic 2nd Session with Bill Bremner:  An evening devoted to improving our photography, with emphasis on strong design;  discussion on seeing;  hints and tips on dynamic composition;  pitfalls to avoid...    added 2010-Feb20

Come out and see our display at the MOS orchid show:  2010-March26-28 (Fri-Sun) at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory in Winnipeg.   added 2010-Mar

New Board of Directors and Officers of NOCI    added 2010-Mar06

Photos from our AGM on 2010-Feb19    added 2010-Mar06

Orchids and Orchid People in Manitoba:  Dr R J Ferry an orchidophile from Texas comes to Manitoba...   added 2010-Apr07

Newsletter 2010-April:  featuring White Mountain-Avens (Dryas integrifolia Vahl) as the plant of the month;  2010 Fieldtrip-schedule   added 2010-Apr12

We'll have a display at Gardening Saturday on May 8th at the Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd.  The event presented by Friends of the Assiniboine Park Conservatory will feature keynote-speaker Jim Hole on the topic "Fusion Gardening", gardening workshops, exhibitor displays, great food...   added 2010-May06

Brokenhead Boardwalk video from Shaw.Ca:  featuring Richard and Doris discussing the Brokenhead Boardwalk Project;  link to Shaw's webpage (will be short-lived)   added 2010-July02

Native Orchid Tour:  by Shel Zolkewich based on the Travel-Manitoba media-tour "fam-trip" to Belair Provincial Forest;  link to Westjet Up magazine webpage   added 2010-July02

Senkiw Wildflower Festival Poster:  Wildflower tour, pioneer history, historic-church tour.  Fun for the whole family! 
Map showing how to get to Senkiw
added 2010-July15

Homecoming / Arts Festival in East Braintree Saturday July 24, 2010:  arts and crafts, open-mike, music, skits, wildflower-slideshow by Doris, bonfire, fireworks 
added 2010-July23

Prairie Day 2010:  Join us SATURDAY AUGUST 14th for presentations, activities, and tours from 10am to 4:30pm
added 2010-July30

Wildflower Slideshow 2010:  as presented at the Midwinter/McMunn/Glen Homecoming Festival in Braintree on 2010-07-24
added 2010-Aug04

Photos from 2010 Fieldtrips & Survey-trips 
added 2010-Sep11

NOCI Members Night:  Friday October 22nd, 7:30pm, at the Manitoba Lawn Bowling Club;  added 2010-Sep11; speaker etc revised 2010-10-03

Newsletter 2010-October:  featuring Western Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis) as plant of the month
added 2010-10-06