Science & Nature

Water, water everywhere? Or Plastic, plastic everywhere?

Part 3:  What we can do by Theresa Peluso In Part 1 of this topic on how plastic is polluting our rivers, lakes and oceans,...

For the Birds and Nature!

by Cheryl Baxter Good Frosty Monday! I am making some slight changes to this article. As the birds aren't at my beck and call and really...

The Natural Heritage System – a tempest in a teapot

by R. Sukhu There is a lot of misinformation about the Natural Heritage System being published.  I believe that the people responsible for this misinformation...

Great start to campaign for new Land Trust preserve

Big Creek campaign well underway Friends gathered on November 29th at the Almonte Barley Mow to remember Joel Byrne and to celebrate his wonderful gift...

Land Trust seeks support for new nature preserve

The Byrne Big Creek Nature Preserve Campaign A property of exceptional ecological value close to McDonalds Corners has been bequeathed to the Mississippi Madawaska Land...

What Is That … Predator?

Following the glorious summer weather we experienced in late September and October, we turned our attention to preparing the cottage for winter.  As we...

Watch for busy deer crossing on Martin Street

Dear drivers : Note that there is a very active deer crossing leaving Almonte on Martin St. just past Whitetail Ridge (going north). I have...

For the Birds: Winter is coming!

by Cheryl Baxter Good Saturday morning! Winter is on the way and I feel as if I just came out of hibernation! In case you...

Group seeks info on Lanark heritage fruit trees

EDITOR'S NOTE: We've learned about this interesting local Facebook group called Lost Lanark Legacy Fruit Trees. More about the group and its goals: The purpose is...

The Flight of the Bank Swallow, November 16

by Cheryl Morris-Putman for MVFN On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm. the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) will offer the third presentation of...

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