Friday, April 28, 2017

Male moose sighting at Clayton Road and Highway 29.

For those interested in area wildlife, there has been a sighting of a large male moose  in the field at Clayton Rd & Highway...

Pitch-In Time

by Pam Steele Almonte is in serious need of some generous Pitch-In Peeps – that’s you and me – people who will give their time...

Enerdu – The Environmental Self Assessment Process

Class Environmental Self Assessment (Class EA) Phase 1 – Project Concept: the initial concept phase of a project proposal and the development of public engagement...

Clyde River drought

I know that Almonte residents are somewhat put out by the untidy look of their Mississippi River caused by the Enerdu project works, but perhaps they...

Fruit Trees in Mississippi Mills

Left to Right: Bradley Kleiboer, Liam Kehoe, Louise Marchand and Carol Kenward With much of our food supply coming from far off places, more residents...

Just what are we spraying on our roadsides?

A true story in five short chapters by Theresa Peluso Ever since the news first surfaced last May that Lanark County was planning to conduct a...

Mississippi Mills Riverkeepers respond to Enerdu expansion

Enerdu recently provided its proposal for expansion of the generating station at the top of Almonte Falls on the WESA website. The proposal has been reviewed...

Alien insects: The gardener’s nemesis

by Theresa Peluso How does your garden grow? Are alien insects a challenge? Most of my previous articles have described changes to Lanark County’s natural environment...

Pakenham Public School saves energy!

What is the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge? by Kayla, Brooklyn, Alyssa and Keelin, Grade 6 The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge is when you complete 25 different challenges about...

Breaking a bag habit

Theresa Peluso Chairperson Environmental Issues Committee Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists "A habit is something you can do without thinking—which is why most of us have so many of...
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