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Apple Pie Fest & Classic Car Show, September 18

For the first time since 2019, the...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

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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 view of the fields on...

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 23-25, 2022. The sponsorship includes...

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 offering a one-off June meeting...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Exploring Canada’s Wilderness with Adam Shoalts

A Presentation of the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust has invited well-known explorer, adventurer, conservationist and bestselling author Adam Shoalts to share stories of...

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