Science & Nature

Reading the rocks at Huntley Centennial Public School

by Neil Carleton, Metcalfe Geoheritage Park Committee Last fall 15 loan collections of rocks and minerals were prepared for grade 4 classrooms as a pilot project...

What Is That … Splash of Orange?

Orange is one of nature’s magnificent colours we enjoy at our cottage on White Lake in the flowers, insects, amphibians, birds, and mammals.  Many...

For the Birds and Nature: Spring is coming!

by Cheryl Baxter Happy Friday to you all! We are mid-way through March and are really starting to notice sure signs of Spring everywhere!  The Canada...

What is That … a Leopard or a Tiger?

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my!  Well, we do not have any lions but we do have a few tigers, leopards and bears amongst...

For the Birds and Nature: Birding in February

by Cheryl Baxter Happy February everyone!  Although it's almost over now, February brought more birds to my yard!  I was pretty upset last month with...

What Is That… White-speckled Beast?

Bruce chuckled as he was taking down our white Christmas lights at home.  Perhaps the falling snowflakes had prompted his thoughts to flash ahead...

Humans:  One Thread in the Web of Life

by Theresa Peluso Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we...

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...

The black market trade in wildlife: February 15

by Cheryl Morris-Putman for MVFN On Thursday February 15, 2018 at 7:30 pm. the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) will host the fourth presentation of...

Feb 2018 – ‘black’ moon … and Betelgeuse the friendly red (super)giant

by Pat Browne Now that we're over the media event of the Jan 31st 2018 Blue, Blood, Super... moon... 'Blue', (2nd Full moon in the...

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