Science & Nature

A tale of two heroes

by Theresa Peluso   My last two columns explained how various individuals and organizations in Mississippi Mills and Carleton Place are trying to improve our environment....

Night Sky Course – Astro Tour tonight … GO call

Calling it a  GO for tonight to try to do some observing . Tonight: 8:15 PM  Monday April 28 - Meet at the Mill of...

Sanjeev Sivarulrasa to be guest speaker at Mill of Kintail

On Friday May 4, 2012, guest speaker Sanjeev Sivarulrasa will give a lecture on imaging the night sky. Sivarulrasa is an emerging Canadian photographer...

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...

Environmental issues: being part of the solution

  by Theresa Peluso  The problem with our natural environment is that so many humans are consuming and polluting as though there's no tomorrow –...

Beneath a certain pine tree ( a tribute to those who came before)

by Lyle Dillabough There is this old twisted white pine tree that stands in back of an old church yard near the hamlet of Ferguson...

For the Birds: Phoebes and Finches

by Cheryl Baxter Happy Monday! I finally managed to get out to search for birds on the property this week! On Friday I found myself without my...

January – Darkness for Night

by Pat Browne January is a great month to contemplate the Night Sky - briefly!  It's also a good time to think about how we...

What Is That … Tent Caterpillar?

We were enjoying the nice weather and being at the cottage late in May when we noticed we were asking ourselves a lot more...

WIT … Whoo Cooks For You?

It is spring and we have returned happily to the cottage, to the lake, and to the wildlife we love so much.  What should...

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