Friday, April 28, 2017

Towering Giants

  They’re towering giants that live amongst us, and they’re much older than anybody in the community. These are the shady characters of renown we...

Metcalfe Geoheritage Park opened on Saturday

Twelve years of planning and construction culminated yesterday in the official opening of Almonte's Metcalfe Geoheritage Park in its permanent home at the bottom of Bay Hill. The...

Trilliums in bloom

by Bob Lesser The hills are alive … with beautiful trilliums. The trillium, Ontario’s provincial flower, only blooms for a short time each spring and...

Progress at Metcalfe Geoheritage Park

by the Metcalfe Geoheritage Park Committee The latest addition at Canada’s first municipal geoheritage park, in Almonte, is a large interpretive site sign.  Installed on...

Open letter to premier on Endangered Species Act

Premier Kathleen Wynne, Main Legislative Building, Room 281, Queen's Park, Toronto ON M7A 1A1 Re: Bully Bills or Responsible Stewardship? What will be the legacy of your leadership for...

Fox family back near MM Town Hall

Many local residents are bringing their cameras to photograph a fox and her pups near the MM Town Hall on Old Perth Road. Fox...

Update on County’s roadside spraying program

Talk to the hand, 'cuz the face ain't listenin': Lanark County's stance on roadside spraying By Theresa Peluso Back in the '90s, this was a saying in...

Thriving – sustainably – in the long term part 2: Assessing our natural and...

by Theresa Peluso   Last month, the Green Talk topic was sustainable development, presented at the conceptual level. Let's go local and try to get an...

Gemmill Park Forest

by Neil Carleton Gemmill Park in Almonte is well known for the arena, curling rink, soccer field, swings, tennis court, track, and baseball diamond.  Not...

Cecropia Surprize

by Neil Carleton Although late arriving for the Annual General Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists on May 17, I had a remarkable...
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