Thursday, June 29, 2017
Science & Nature

Science & Nature

Winning student posters to be displayed to fight plastic bag scourge

By Theresa Peluso Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists On your next outing in Mississippi Mills, check out the artwork on display in libraries, arenas, shops, and other...

New hiking trail open

One of the newest gems to discover in Almonte is a 4.2 km recreational trail for hiking, mountain biking and skiing through the forest...

For the Birds: Grumpy Old Man and a Trip on the St. Lawrence.

by Cheryl Baxter Good Monday!  Normally I write in the morning, however I had a number of photos to go through that I wanted to...

Supernova 1987A 30th Anniversary

by Pat Browne February 24 2017 marks a special 30th anniversary in Canadian Astronomy: The discovery of Supernova 1987A The story behind the discovery: So much...

Black Locusts of Appleton

by Neil Carleton  The eight large Robina genus  pseudoacacia species, growing in a row along Wilson Street, in Appleton, are not pretending to be acacia...

New signs to mark drinking water protection zones

Mississippi and Rideau Watersheds, January 4, 2016 – There will soon be new road signs appearing in some communities in eastern Ontario. These signs...

Biodiversity Matters

by Theresa Peluso "The current massive degradation of habitat and extinction of species is taking place on a catastrophically short timescale, and their effects will...

Metcalfe Park Black Willow

by Neil Carleton  Under an agreement with the Town of Mississippi Mills, the Mississippi River Power Corp. (MRPC) manages the Metcalfe Park property at the...

Just what are we spraying on our roadsides?

A true story in five short chapters by Theresa Peluso Ever since the news first surfaced last May that Lanark County was planning to conduct a...

Stars and Starlight in our Milky Way Galaxy

MVNSC: Stars in our Milky Way Galaxy To the naked eye, everything we see in the night sky is in our galaxy … the vast expanse...
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