Nature

Discover dragonflies & butterflies, June 23

On Saturday, June 23rd, the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust invites you to discover dragonflies and butterflies at the High Lonesome Nature Reserve. This outing is...

David and Goliath

I watched this feisty swallow chase a much larger gull by the Old Town Hall this morning. The bird wouldn't give up -- this went...

Beyond blossoms

by Karen Hirst We all know of the sensual pleasures offered by our summertime gardens with their richness of colours, fragrance and varied shapes and...

Big Creek campaign approaching goal

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is delighted that donations received by the Big Creek Campaign to mid-December represent approximately 80% of the $48,500 needed...

Watch for busy deer crossing on Martin Street

Dear drivers : Note that there is a very active deer crossing leaving Almonte on Martin St. just past Whitetail Ridge (going north). I have...

Group seeks info on Lanark heritage fruit trees

EDITOR'S NOTE: We've learned about this interesting local Facebook group called Lost Lanark Legacy Fruit Trees. More about the group and its goals: The purpose is...

MVFN heads to Cuba — book now!

Great news from the Programme Committee of Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists On the heals of other most successful international outings to Mexico (an MVFN...

“Walk on the Wild Side” nature hike at High Lonesome

On Sunday, September 10th, the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust held its 3rd annual “Walk on the Wild Side” with “naturalist Supremo” Michael Runtz at...

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...

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