FINWR Inc Friends of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Explore the refuge during these difficult times; nurture curiosity, discover wonder and find respite. Photo by Karin Johnson

Respite at the Refuge

Come forth into the light of things.  Let Nature be your teacher. William Wordsworth We live in unusual times; times when everything seems uncertain …health, jobs, education, politics, relationships, the...

Foamflower, native to the area, grows in patches all along Kanyoo Trail. Photo by Celeste Morien

New York Native Wildflower: the Foamflower

Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia) is a native wildflower that grows in rich moist woods.  This plant has attractive medium-green lobed leaves and the white flowers are arranged on 8” – 10” tall...

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...