Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What Is That… African Animal?

We recently spent a couple of weeks in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. We visited three wildlife reserves: Entabeni in the Limpopo province of South...

Wildlife reserve in the heart of Ottawa

Mud Lake is one of the city's best-kept secrets. by Brent Eades You'd be forgiven for thinking the scene above was somewhere in the Gatineaus or...

Snowbirds

Bob Lesser sends us these lovely photos of some birds around town yesterday, who were presumably wondering just what on earth was going on...

What Is That… Shock of  Yellow?

The ice is out and the daffodils are blooming at our cottage.  (Fortunately, deer do not eat daffodils.)  As we get ready to move...

County describes “no-spray” weed options

Lanark County Public Works has developed “no-spray” options related to control of noxious and invasive plant control and urges interested residents to review the...

Learning how to Observe Lunar Features

by Pat Browne To learn how to observe the moon, you need a good guide, almost a companion, that can take you through the heights,...

For the Birds: Another Spring!

by Cheryl Baxter Good Morning!  I pretty much just came out of hibernation. I do have something to admit.  I have been suffering a lot...

“Power of Pollinators” presentation, May 10

The Almonte and District Horticultural Society and the Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee are sponsoring a presentation, the Power of Pollinators, by Dr. James Coupland...

Update on County’s roadside spraying program

Talk to the hand, 'cuz the face ain't listenin': Lanark County's stance on roadside spraying By Theresa Peluso Back in the '90s, this was a saying in...

MVCA Flood Watch

Water levels to increase again on Dalhousie Lake, will remain high throughout the system for at least the next week. APRIL 18, 2017 MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...
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