Friday, March 24, 2017

Register for MVFN Young Naturalist sessions

Registration still open for Winter/Spring Sessions of the MVFN Young Naturalists These Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Young Naturalist sessions are held at the beautiful...

MVFN Spring Gathering highlights

Sparkling MVFN Spring Gathering featured generosity of community here and in the North At the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) annual Spring Gathering held on...

Wild Parsnip pesticide spraying: Just Say No

Do you think damaging or killing all broad-leaf plants to control one on Mississippi Mills rural roadsides is short sighted? Pesticide spraying along your Mississippi...

Moose on the Loose!

by Cheryl Baxter There has been quite the kerfuffle in the Ottawa Valley the last couple of weeks.  It has been all over Facebook! Now &...

Bluebird boxes for sale, volunteer-made in Almonte

The boxes are $20 each and include instructions and mounting screw nails. The bluebird boxes were constructed earlier this week by a team of...

MVFN invites applications for $1000 student nature bursary

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Awards Committee is seeking a student who wants to make a difference in meeting...

White Lake campground expansion rallies concerned residents

2nd Public Meeting Scheduled for April 5th March 21, 2016 – White Lake, Mississippi Mills: The proposed expansion of the White Lake Campground has raised...

Rapids Club Tail Dragonfly: federal government wants to hear from you

by Edith Cody-Rice The federal government appears to be reentering the environmental protection field that it largely abandoned under the Harper government. A number of...

Exploring the wonders of Purdon Conservation Area

by Cheryl Morris On Thursday February 18, 2016, the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) will host the fifth presentation of the season. The theme for...

Chad Clifford on soundscaping: listening to the orchestra of the wild

NOTE: The following is a reflection on Chad Clifford’s January natural history presentation to the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN). Join MVFN February 18th...

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