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An Idea Worth Pursuing! An Open Letter to Electoral Candidates

Congratulations to Christa Lowry as Mayor acclaimed....

Olde Tyme Country dinner and dance, Clayton, October 2

Clayton community centre October 2/22 2pm -...

Diana’s Quiz, September 24 2002

Where in Canada is the town...

Science & Nature

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

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What Is That … Surprising Pair?

Many of the animals we enjoy seeing at our cottage on White Lake live solitary lives, except during breeding season and/or when raising families.  We have been fortunate to...

Hundreds of wild children flock to Pakenham

On Saturday August 27th, Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) held their annual Festival of the Wild event at High Lonesome Nature Reserve, and we must say, it may have...

Calling All Curious Young Minds! 

After a two-year hiatus, the MVFM Young Naturalists are back!  This fall we are resuming our once-a-month sessions, where we’ll be exploring such topics as tree identification, geology, birds...

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

Calling All Curious Young Minds! 

After a two-year hiatus, the MVFM Young Naturalists are back!  This fall we are resuming our once-a-month sessions, where we’ll be exploring such topics...

What is that … for supper?

We love the birds at the cottage, all the birds, every single one.  We love the beauty of their plumage, their songs, and even...

A happy ending for some local snapping turtle eggs

Submitted by Bill & Lynda Levesque Two residents in the Riverfront Community backing onto the Mississippi River in Almonte have big caring hearts when it...

What Is That … on the Island?

White Lake includes several forested, rocky islands which we enjoy paddling around to view the wildlife.  On an entirely different scale, however, we recently...

What is that … June creature?

Typically, June is the month when plant and animal populations at our cottage explode and proliferate.  We were not able to get to the...

The Fawn

One of the many pleasures of life at our country place was the after-supper coffee on the south veranda.  We had a wide unobstructed...

Wildlife reserve in the heart of Ottawa

Mud Lake is one of the city's best-kept secrets. by Brent Eades You'd be forgiven for thinking the scene above was somewhere in the Gatineaus or...

MVFN sponsorship to the 2022 Ontario Nature Youth Summit

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) is pleased to once again sponsor two local students to attend the Ontario Nature Youth Summit to be held September...

What Is That … of the Woods?

Our cottage on White Lake is encircled by mixed forest and our property is mostly wooded.  This means we are surrounded by many different...

Calling All Curious Young Minds! 

After a two-year hiatus, the MVFM Young Naturalists are gearing up to get back on track.  Ahead of our normal fall session, we are...

Youth for Climate Action’s plant drive

Create your own pollinator garden with our planting starter pack! Many pollinators, particularly native pollinators, are endangered species. The Swallowtail Butterfly, the Yellow-Banded Bumblebee and...

What is that … Early Arrival?

Well first of all ... us!  We managed to fit in a couple of overnight stays at the cottage near the chilly end of...

On Saturday, May 28, come find your thrill

Come and celebrate Spring and the wonders of Nature by hiking to the top of Blueberry Mountain with the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust. MMLT field...

More than birds benefit from auction

Birdhouse Bonanza 2022 has ensured that returning birds have more than enough affordable accommodation for the summer, while the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT)...

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