Saturday, December 16, 2017

A predatory backyard bird visitor

by Brent Eades On Saturday morning I heard a twittering of distressed birds and looked out at the feeders, which my camera is always pointing...

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...

The Land Between on TVO

Readers of the Millstone will be interested in this excellent series on TVO. It deals, in  three high-definition documentary episodes, with our area, the...

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...

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...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades We're in that gloomy time of year for birders -- those who work in the city at least -- it's dark when...

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...

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...

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...

Ospreys are back at Snedden-Casey field

by Brent Eades For some years now ospreys have been nesting high atop the ball park lights at Snedden-Casey field off Country Street. Following a...
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