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Turkey vulture times two

by Brent Eades Wendy Rampson shares this excellent shot of a pair of turkey vultures perched on her barn roof. Most readers will have seen turkey...

What Is That … Staring At Us?

In addition to just being fun to do, we find taking pictures of beasties at the cottage helpful in confirming identification of the species...

Update on pollinator pilot and wild parsnip spraying

by Mayor Christa Lowry Pollinator Pilot: the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, Indian Creek Orchard Gardens and YOU The Municipality of Mississippi Mills had a great opportunity...

Work bee for the bees! May 18, 9-12

If you have been discouraged by the town’s decision to spray toxic herbicides on many kms of our rural roadsides to control Wild Parsnip,...

Help restore pollinator plants, Saturday

WE NEED YOUR HELP Pollinator Plant Pilot Project Saturday, May 11th, 9am 919 Sugar Bush Road Please join us on May 11th as we begin work on the...

Spring hike on Blueberry Mountain with Thoreau

“In Wildness is the preservation of the world” David Henry Thoreau Henry David Thoreau presented his ideas to a group of 40 hikers on a...

The New York Times comes to Pakenham

by Edith Cody-Rice  In this New York Times article on climate change, our own Fulton's Pancake House and Sugarbush makes a starring appearance. The Globe...

May 3rd action for climate justice

Chandler Swain Info: please visit www.fridaysforfuture.ca I have been so inspired in the past few weeks by news of Climate Justice actions taking place around the...

What Is That … American doing?

We are blessed to cottage on White Lake just an hour's drive from our house in the city.  Some of our cottage neighbours drive...

Students: Apply to attend Ontario Nature Youth Summit

Do you know a student who would like to attend the Ontario Nature Youth Summit? The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists will sponsor two students to attend...

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