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Cliff Bennett receives the 2014 Stan Hodgkiss Canadian Outdoorsperson of the Year

 Cliff Bennett of Carleton Place, Ontario is the recipient of the Canadian Wildlife Federation 2014 Stan Hodgkiss Canadian Outdoorsperson of the Year award, in...

Biking birders in fine feather for annual avian adventure

 by Neil Carleton   Since the 2009 launch of Bicycle Month in Mississippi Mills, Birders on Bikes has been a successful annual event for many outdoor...

“Power of Pollinators” presentation, May 10

The Almonte and District Horticultural Society and the Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee are sponsoring a presentation, the Power of Pollinators, by Dr. James Coupland...

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...

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...

Backyard birds, December 16

by Brent Eades This week I've had the usual species for the time of year, although with many more House Finches than is typical for...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades There are mostly the 'usual suspects' in my yard this week: Blue Jays, Northern Cardinals, Dark-Eyed Juncos, House Finches, Chickadees, Goldfinches, Mourning...

Horned owl chicks in Ottawa

by Brent Eades I've been watching the great horned owl nest at Mud Lake in Ottawa for the past few weeks. The two chicks are...

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...

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