Home Science & Nature

Science & Nature

The Poole Nature Trail in Drummond is now open

The Poole Family Nature Sanctuary (PFNS) is the latest addition to the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust’s diverse portfolio of protected properties. MMLT now stewards...

What is That … Eight-legged Insect?

Our friends the spiders have eight legs and are not insects, but apparently not all our friends know this, so we thought it was...

Residents deliver climate change letter to MP Scott Reid

Urgent Request Delivered to MP Scott Reid Why did a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens of Lanark County show up at the office of...

What Is That … in the tree!

One of the first techniques we learned for watching and photographing wildlife was to identify typical habitats where you are most likely to find...

October – Look East to the Pleiades

by Pat Browne The Pleiades - a naked eye Open Star Cluster (also known from Greek mythology as the Seven Sisters) We first encountered the Pleiades setting...

Fantastic fall colours on Blueberry Mountain

Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust It was a glorious fall day and the view from the top of Blueberry Mountain was breathtaking. More than one hundred nature...

Amphibians and their role in the web of life

Amphibians and their role in the web of life – what if they disappeared? by Theresa Peluso Frogs, toads and salamanders. How many of us, as...

What is that … on the Acorn?

Despite Ministry of Natural Resources cautions about not hanging bird feeders in bear country, a couple of years ago we disregarded their advice and...

Children’s Water Festival at Mill of Kintail, Sept. 26

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area to be flooded with students for Children’s Water Festival Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) along with its partners is pleased...

Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter opens near lagoons

Official dedication & opening of the MVFN Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter On September 5, 2018, the MVFN Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter was officially dedicated...

LATEST

FOLLOW US

1,484FansLike
508FollowersFollow