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The 3-Dimensional nature of galaxies… including the Milky Way

It was not very clear, but clear enough to capture 30 seconds of photons of three galaxies in Draco. NGC 5895, 5892, 5891 These clearly show...

Night Sky Course – Understanding the Location of Stars

Constellations proceed slowly from night to night How to refer to objects in the sky? Over the course of a month, the same constellation (and...

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...

Climate change and implications for health and well-being at next MVFN talk

Submitted by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) will present the third lecture of...

Night Sky Observing Tips

You don't have to wait for someone else to show you the stars. Go out one night and look patiently at those distant lights,...

The night sky at the Mill of Kintail

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority will once again be offering its astronomy course at the Mill of Kintail on Friday evenings commencing April 13....

Night Sky Observing – How Far South do we See?

In the Spring time, when we stand outside and observe the constellations,  we can observe galaxies beyond our own because we are looking up...

MVFN Spring Gathering highlights

Sparkling MVFN Spring Gathering featured generosity of community here and in the North At the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) annual Spring Gathering held on...

Almonte Riverside Trail is open

by Jordan Smith The Almonte Riverside Trail (ART), which runs 7.5 km from Strathburn St. in Almonte to the Mill of Kintail, is open for...

Great start to campaign for new Land Trust preserve

Big Creek campaign well underway Friends gathered on November 29th at the Almonte Barley Mow to remember Joel Byrne and to celebrate his wonderful gift...

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