Friday, April 28, 2017

Money and Our Planet: Celebrations

Money and Our Planet:  How do we squander them?  Let us count the ways Part 3:  Celebrations At the start of this Money and Our Planet...

Metamorphosis: Changing the Way We Look at Amphibians

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists are excited to announce their February natural history presentation by Peter B. Mills, B.Sc. B.Ed., biologist, writer, and artist/illustrator...

What Is That … Spring Wildflower?

It continues to be a great winter for cross-country skiing and other outdoor activities, but with the snow having been continuously on the ground...

Register for MVFN Young Naturalist sessions

Registration still open for Winter/Spring Sessions of the MVFN Young Naturalists These Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Young Naturalist sessions are held at the beautiful...

This is Something We Can Fix

by Gretta Bradley I loved my cat, Hobbes. She was beautiful as she sauntered gracefully out to our garden. She would look at the dog...

What is That … Pretty Bug?

Talking about 'bugs' is where we have to admit that we do not necessarily agree on nomenclature.  Bruce, having studied environmental biology at university,...

Star Hopping – Bright Winter Stars

by Pat Browne People often ask if stars and clusters are more easy to observe in the Winter in the Northern Hemisphere because of the...

MVFN present “The Messenger”, January 19

Birds Have Something to Tell Us The award-winning documentary film The Messenger is coming to Almonte Canadian director Su Rynard’s visionary film will be showing for one night...

What Is That … Flash of Red?

Red is one of the more easily spotted avian colours being flashed about at the cottage, except in the fall when some leaves turn...

Blue Jays really do prefer peanuts

by Brent Eades I've noticed over the years of watching my backyard feeders that Blue Jays really, really like peanuts. Today I happened to record this...
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