Monday, December 11, 2017

Alien insects: The gardener’s nemesis

by Theresa Peluso How does your garden grow? Are alien insects a challenge? Most of my previous articles have described changes to Lanark County’s natural environment...

Starhop to Globular Cluster and Open Cluster (compare and contrast)

Another sample starhop that shows the difference between Open and Globulars is the starhop to M13: Facing South before 11pm tonight you can see the...

MoonShine and Earth Shadow … Two Posts

The Moon nearly Full - MoonWork Assignment The Earth Shadow at Sunset The Moon nearly Full - MoonWork Assignment Sherry wrote to me: Tonight we used the scope and...

Turtles!

Written by the summer camp kids at Linda Lowe Daycare The authors watch the nest for the emerging turtles On Monday our class from Linda Lowe...

Lunar Observing and Lecture – Mill of Kintail Night Sky Course

Friday Aug 24 2012 11pm EDT Bridge over the Indian River - Mill of Kintail   First Quarter Moon Finally!  Well, it finally did clear folks! As I...

Highway Arch

by Neil Carleton  From highways to byways, some of my favourite trees are the ones I drive under.  With a good portion of their canopies...

Introduction to our Galaxy – ‘The Milky Way’

by Pat Browne During the summer and early fall months, using just binoculars, we can see that the Milky Way is not a river of...

Night Sky Preservation – How-To

The municipal website now includes how-to information on Preserving our Night Skies. This is found under Live/Building Permits. http://www.mississippimills.ca/en/live/buildingpermits.asp?_mid_=15934 There are three links underneath Building Permit...

Where have all the amphibians and reptiles gone?

by Theresa Peluso Let’s start with a possible obituary for several species of amphibians and reptiles that were common in Eastern Ontario as recently as...

Suppliers of Good Neighbour Lighting

by Pat Browne   Feel free to download this pamphlet here or pick one up at Municipal Offices: Good Neighbour Lighting Local Stores: Home Depot Carleton Place has...
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