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Breakfast at the Legion, May 21

ALMONTE  LEGION 100 Bridge Street Saturday, May 21, 8...

JOB: Office administrator / bookkeeper

Accounting business requires office administrator / bookkeeper....

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – May 14, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Syncretism is the attempt...

Science & Nature

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

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Cavanagh quarry seeks to undo environmental protections

Submitted by Friends of Burnt Lands Thomas Cavanagh Construction has applied to the City of Ottawa to reverse the existing EP3 environmental protection of 18 hectares of land immediately bordering...

What Is That … Magical Light?

Now for something completely different!  After preparing more than 120 articles for the Millstone News, focusing on some of the interesting species of animals and plants that we enjoy...

Mississippi Madawaska Land announces appointment of first Executive Director

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of MMLT’s first Executive Director, Carolyn Piche Carolyn joined MMLT as its 'part-time’ administrator in 2019. She...

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

What is that?  … Friend in the Garden

We have a new friend in the garden at the cottage ... the rusty blackbird.  We are using the word 'garden' in the broadest...

Birdhouse Bonanza: Tribute to a Friendship

by Glenda Jones When words fail, turn to art. Internationally acclaimed metal sculptor Dale Dunning has created a unique work for the Mississippi Madawaska Land...

Field Naturalists seek part-time program coordinator

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists are looking for a part-time coordinator for its Young Naturalist Program. We are inviting applications from someone who has the...

Birdhouse auction: It’s go time

www.32auctions.com/birdhousebonanza2022 Birdhouse Bonanza is feeling the spring heat. Nearly 50 items are on the auction block, and there are only three weeks left to register...

Help protect the Burnt Lands alvar       

by Val Wilkinson In a region that is typically covered in forest and water, alvars provide small areas of open prairie-like habitat for plants and...

What Is That … April Flower?

It seems that in our enthusiasm for the end of winter we often prepare an article on spring flowers.  So you may recognize some...

Birdhouses: Men’s Shed to the rescue

Did you miss out on the first birdhouse workshop? You now have a second chance. Ron Lavoie will offer the four-hour course again on...

The seed library is opening soon

It’s that time of the year! Spring is here and the MMPL Seed Library opens Sunday March 20th at the Almonte Branch and Tuesday March...

A waterfowl odd couple

by Brent Eades Andy Huyer sends these photos of an unusual pair of bird pals that took up residence on the Mississippi in Almonte in...

Up for auction: 144 birding books and field guides

Planning a birding trip or want to brush up your bird identification skills? Then the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists have a deal for you! Thanks to a...

Idling and the bottom line

We are all feeling the current pinch at the pumps. This is therefore a good time to examine how smart driving practices -like driving...

Birdhouse Bonanza  auction site is open

The opening bell is still six weeks away for the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust Birdhouse Bonanza Auction, but there are too many beautiful houses...

Is your birdhouse ready to go?

We’re six weeks from the opening bell on the Birdhouse Bonanza 2022 auction, and birdhouses are beginning to materialize.  The MMLT website is now...

Birdhouses: Men’s Shed to the Rescue

“If only I had the tools, I could build a birdhouse myself”.  Thanks to Ron Lavoie and John Peters at the Naismith Men’s Shed,...

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