Friday, October 20, 2017

Beware the wild parsnip

by Marilyn Snedden Wild Parsnip Wild Parsnip Leaf I want to remind everyone of the danger from the juice inside the Wild Parsnip-that tall plant with the curved...

Are fish at risk in Lanark County?

by Theresa Peluso In the media you’ll find news about endangered fish stocks in so many places – oceans, lakes, rivers—in every part of the...

Maples of the Cedar Hill School House

The Heritage Tree workshop in Ottawa on June 8 attracted nearly 80 participants. This remarkable example in Toronto, a white oak, is estimated...

Fruit Trees in Mississippi Mills

Left to Right: Bradley Kleiboer, Liam Kehoe, Louise Marchand and Carol Kenward With much of our food supply coming from far off places, more residents...

Changes to Lanark County’s natural environment 1982-2012

by Theresa Peluso  Cliff Bennett has observed these changes:  Winters are more varied; i.e., peaks and valleys on a chart are steeper and closer together.Climate change? Bird...

StarGazers Ride – what we saw…

  Cyclists were treated to views from 4 Dobsonian telescopes.   We managed to  dodge the  clouds to get fleeting glimpses of planet Saturn double...

StarGazers Ride is a GO! Friday June 8 2012 at the Mill of Kintail

Hi Night Sky Friends,  If you can make it, there will be a Star Tour tonight at the Mill of Kintail as part of the...

Curious crowd attracted to Venus Transit event

This image of the June 5th transit of Venus was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in geosynchronous orbit.   A transit of...

Observing the Transit of Venus – What we learned…

by Pat Browne   The Transit 'to' Venus event was graced with perfect weather for viewing the last Transit of Venus for this century. Because...

Enerdu – The Environmental Self Assessment Process

Class Environmental Self Assessment (Class EA) Phase 1 – Project Concept: the initial concept phase of a project proposal and the development of public engagement...
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