Friday, April 28, 2017

Nature up close

by Brent Eades As some readers will know, I enjoy bird photography, which requires a large lens that allows you to get close to things...

Almonte Riverside Trail temporarily closed

by Jordan Smith The Almonte Riverside Trail, a recreational trail that runs along the Mississippi River between Strathburn Street and James Naismith Way , is...

Spectacular fall colours in Lanark County

This fall has seen spectacular colours in Lanark County. Marilyn Snedden and Brent Eades have both contributed photos of a wonderful colour extravaganza   Click here for more...

Observing through the ‘Sucker Holes’

Monday night April 28 was the only night without precipitation in the forecast,  so we took our chances to see if we could peer...

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...

A Bird’s Eye View of Lanark County

by Theresa Peluso This is the second-last article in my series describing how the flora and fauna in Lanark County have changed over the last...

Trees and our past

by Michael Macpherson The Heritage Tree Workshop held in the Old Town Hall on February 11th brought arbour experts and admirers together to learn about...

Almonte Riverside Trail is open

by Jordan Smith The Almonte Riverside Trail (ART), which runs 7.5 km from Strathburn St. in Almonte to the Mill of Kintail, is open for...

Local birders take part in 65th Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count

by Iain Wilkes On December 27th local birders took part in the Audubon Society’s 116th Christmas Bird Count (CBC) supported within Canada by Bird Studies...

MVFN to award $1000+ for nature studies

Spring is the time for the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) to accept student applications for the Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Awards. This year, one...
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