Science & Nature

For the Birds and Nature: Birding in January

by Cheryl Baxter Good Day!  It is Sunday, January the 21st today. We survived a really nasty cold snap and came out enjoying much milder...

An Unexpected Encounter

Karen Hirst To look down into the shallow water off the side of our dock on Three Mile Bay, White Lake and serendipitously discover this...

A Shared Life

by Karen Hirst He stood close to the kitchen window with his hands cupped close to his mouth puffing air gently through his pursed lips...

What Is That … Icelandic Bird?

It may be hard to believe but this is our 50th ‘What Is That’ article in the Millstone News.  As is often said, how...

For the Birds and Nature: Frosty Friends

by Cheryl Baxter Happy New Year to everyone! It's been a slightly unfortunate last couple of weeks with the extreme bitter temperatures.  My yard is stocked...

Perihelion and Latest Sunrise, Happy Coincidence for us

January 3 2018 marks Perihelion, and by coincidence it happens at nearly the latest possible sunrise at at 7:42 am local time (darkest morning)...

Backyard birds, December 27

by Brent Eades I fill my feeders only in the winter months, when the birds can use some help finding food -- especially during a...

Big Creek campaign approaching goal

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is delighted that donations received by the Big Creek Campaign to mid-December represent approximately 80% of the $48,500 needed...

Government’s responsibility to protect

by R. Sukhu As most people know, we have three levels of government: the federal, the provincial and the municipal.  One of the primary purpose...

What is That? … A Cautionary Story

As we draft this article, we are nearing winter, the cottage is winterized, the leaves are raked, and cottage photography has ground to a...

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