Thursday, June 29, 2017

Spring Night Sky Sessions

The MVCA Night Sky Conservation team is pleased to offer a series of informal Astronomy sessions this Spring. First meeting is on Friday April...

What Is That … Canadian Beastie? (part 2)

We dealt with some ‘Canadian’ birds and mammals in our March 5, 2017 article and today we are turning your attention to some ‘Canadian’...

Spring is… here?

Bev Relfe sends these lovely shots of local wildlife. Says Bev: I guess Spring is here, but looking outside today no one would know it. ...

Pakenham Public School saves energy!

What is the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge? by Kayla, Brooklyn, Alyssa and Keelin, Grade 6 The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge is when you complete 25 different challenges about...

Screening raises over $800 for Bird Studies Canada; DVD in library

Thank you to all those who attended the January screening of Canadian Director Su Rynard’s film, The Messenger, at the Almonte Old Town Hall. The film...

Spring, Astronomically Speaking…

by Pat Browne Question: What is the Sun's Declination On March 20 (Spring) 2017? You may be asking this question as we celebrate the arrival of...

What is That … a Robin or a Thrush?

It seems like the right time of year to talk about American robins.  Thank goodness, the American robins are returning, and spring is just...

The lab rats of Lanark County

Imagine a giant chemical experiment taking place in our county.  For which we taxpayers are paying $51,500 per year. Where we are the subjects –...

Support Pakenham students in energy challenge

Once again Mrs. Newlands’ grade 5/6 class at Pakenham Public School is participating in Canadian Geographic’s Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Over  six weeks we hope...

What Is That … Canadian Beastie?

As we gear up for this year’s cottage season and celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, we are anticipating the various species of animals, insects, and...
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