FINWR Inc Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Michael Noonan and Gerry Rising

A New Website for Niagara Frontier Birders

Two regional birdwatchers, Mike Noonan and Gerry Rising, each of whom have had a long history with the Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, have recently completed a series of...

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canandensis) is a beautiful spring ephemeral found throughout our area growing in moist woodlands and along streams.

Bloodroot

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canandensis) is a beautiful spring ephemeral found throughout our area growing in moist woodlands and along streams.  The genus name –sanguinarius- is Latin for “bleeding” and refers to the...

The Warblers Are Arriving!

The Warblers Are Arriving!

Dear Supporters of the Friends of Iroquois, Inc.,  I am very disappointed that our joint Friends and Iroquois Refuge events have had to be cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic...

Birthday Birding Bash Field Trip

Birthday Birding Bash Field Trip

On the 117th National Wildlife Refuge System Birthday (3/14/2020), six birdwatchers took to the Iroquois NWR overlooks to search for migratory waterfowl. This occurred prior to the gathering restrictions implemented...

Oak Orchard Christmas Bird Count 2019

On December 27, 2019, 21 volunteers participated in the 52nd annual Oak Orchard Swamp Christmas Bird Count. The National Audubon Society, in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,...

Category: People Photographer: Melissa Zakrzewski Award: Honorable Mention

Nature Matters: Forest Bathing

Forest bathing is a term invented by the Japanese in the 1980s. It seems to conjure up the perfect image. Most of us are quite aware that a walk in...