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Group is concerned about herbicide use on County roads

Friends of Lanark County's Response to Lanark County's 2018 Spray Program Starting in mid-May, Lanark County used Clearview herbicide along County roads in an effort to...

What Is That … Squadron?

As we sat on our cottage porch enjoying the tranquility of a late afternoon, sipping a perfectly-chilled chardonnay, a war was taking place beyond...

Dragonflies, damselflies & butterflies at High Lonesome

On June 23rd, local ecologist and nature enthusiast Ken Allison led an intrepid group on a field visit at High Lonesome, MMLT’s flagship property...

Men’s Shed builds all-Canadian bat houses

By John Peters The Hackberry Men are at it again! Last fall you read in the Millstone about the new Hackberry Men's Shed working with the...

Disappointing results reported by the Plastic Reduction Team

by Theresa Peluso Last April we, consisting of five members of the Plastic Reduction Team, advertised a campaign to encourage all residents to participate in...

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...

Discover dragonflies & butterflies, June 23

On Saturday, June 23rd, the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust invites you to discover dragonflies and butterflies at the High Lonesome Nature Reserve. This outing is...

Lanark County:  Green or greenwashing?

by Theresa Peluso Time and again, we have seen attempts by corporations to greenwash their activities; to disseminate distorted information so as to present an...

Web of Life: Marine Fish

by Theresa Peluso Genesis 1:20-21 - Then God said, Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth...

David and Goliath

I watched this feisty swallow chase a much larger gull by the Old Town Hall this morning. The bird wouldn't give up -- this went...

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