About the Journal

The Canadian Field-Naturalist (CFN) is a journal of field biology and ecology, and has been published since 1880 by the Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club. CFN is published quartlery.

All issues of CFN from 2003 (Volume 117 (2) ) and onwards are available on this site, and all articles > 1 year old are freely available. A subscription is required for the 4 most recent issues, unless an author has paid for their article to be open access. All CFN content that is 8 years or older is freely available at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.