Friday, April 28, 2017

New signs to mark drinking water protection zones

Mississippi and Rideau Watersheds, January 4, 2016 – There will soon be new road signs appearing in some communities in eastern Ontario. These signs...

The other side of the turtle fence

Gretta Bradley The extinction of the dodo bird was so spectacularly quick that it became forever synonymous with the disappearance of anything short lived. The...

MVFN concludes Burnt Lands Alvar campaign

Submitted by Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists The almost year-long efforts of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to oppose a proposed small development at the...

Roadside weed spraying program to continue

Release from Lanark County Council Council passed a motion to continue a roadside weed spraying program in 2016 for all county roads for two consecutive...

White Lake blue-green algae test results in

The White Lake Preservation Project has received results for the determination of levels of microsystins in the water sample taken from White Lake on...

Almonte’s Holy Name of Mary Catholic School participates in OneWater Education Program

The OCWA OneWater™ Education Program was born in 2014 out of a desire to strengthen and formalize our commitment to water literacy. Working with...

Local “Hit Squad” member is fighting invasive species

Invasive species student on the job in the Mississippi Valley Watershed Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario’s biodiversity and cause millions of dollars...

RBC Blue Water supports “Caring for Your Creek” project with the Mississippi Valley...

Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) planted a tree at MVCA headquarters to mark RBC Blue Water Day and to announce a new stream study...

Local couple receive prestigious conservation award

Cathy and Paul Keddy recently received a prestigious Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club Conservation Award for their work on land conservation in Lanark County. The...

Early winter has backyard rinks, Laurier’s RinkWatch project in full swing

An unusually wintery November has Canadians skating on backyard rinks much earlier than last year. And that’s great news for the Laurier researchers behind...
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