Nature

‘Youth Rangers’ assist High Lonesome Nature Reserve

The Stewardship Youth Ranger team from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry recently spent two days assisting Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust with the...

Kayaking on the Mississippi

by Brent Eades Each summer I can usually be counted on to post a video of one of my kayak trips along the river in...

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...

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...

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...

Beyond blossoms

by Karen Hirst We all know of the sensual pleasures offered by our summertime gardens with their richness of colours, fragrance and varied shapes and...

Big Creek campaign approaching goal

The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is delighted that donations received by the Big Creek Campaign to mid-December represent approximately 80% of the $48,500 needed...

Watch for busy deer crossing on Martin Street

Dear drivers : Note that there is a very active deer crossing leaving Almonte on Martin St. just past Whitetail Ridge (going north). I have...

Group seeks info on Lanark heritage fruit trees

EDITOR'S NOTE: We've learned about this interesting local Facebook group called Lost Lanark Legacy Fruit Trees. More about the group and its goals: The purpose is...

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