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Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe...

Ukrainian pysanky egg workshops at St. Andrew’s in Pakenham

Join Rev. Sheryl McLeod in the spiritual...

Proceeds from St George’s breakfasts support school food programs

Prior to the pandemic, the parishioners of...

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Nature Talk summary: “Eat Prey Love; The Secret Lives of Spiders”

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists January Nature Talk on January 18 was entitled “Eat Prey Love; The Secret Lives of Spiders”.  The talk was presented by Dr. Catherine Scott,...

Calling All Curious Young Minds!

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalist’s Young Naturalist program is gearing up for a new season!  This winter and spring we will be continuing our once-a-month sessions, where we’ll be exploring...

Local Land Trust receives fantastic Christmas gift!

Not everyone can say they received a new property for Christmas! Such was the case for the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) this holiday season. In late November 2023, Kay...

“Eat Prey Love: The Secret Lives of Spiders” — January 18

Nature Talk – Thursday, January 18, 2024 The January meeting of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists will feature a Nature Talk entitled “Eat Prey Love:...

Report on November Nature Talk: “Life in Limbo”

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists November Nature Talk was entitled “Life in Limbo” or “The Living Dead and the Control of Biological Time”.  Dr....

Early arrival by trumpeter swans at Clayton

Yesterday we had five trumpeter swans on our beach, two adults and three juveniles. They spent hours eating weeds and resting. Last year it was tundra...

Report on MVFN Nature Talk: ‘Birds of The Gambia and Senegal’

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists opened the October meeting with presentations from two of the three students sponsored by MVFN to attend the Ontario...

Nature Talk, “Life in Limbo” — November 16

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Nature Talk – November 16, 2023 The November meeting of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists will feature a Nature Talk called “Life...

‘Birds of the Gambia and Senegal’ — Nature Talk, October 19

Last month we kicked off our new season of The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Nature Talks with the theme of “Nature Near and Far”. ...

Report on MVFN Nature Talk: ‘Discover the Carp Barrens’

By Chris Baburek The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists started off its new program year on September 21, with the theme of “Nature Near and Far”. ...

Sharing the Wild Life: A recap of the Festival of the Wild Child at High Lonesome Nature Reserve

One day a year the magic happens. The trails and forests at High Lonesome Nature Reserve come alive to the happy sounds of children...

Festival of the Wild Child, August 19 – sharing the wild life!

Saturday August 19 is going to be a big day at High Lonesome Nature Reserve, near Pakenham. It’s the annual Festival of the Wild...

Important wetlands now protected by the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust

July 17, 2023 – The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) is pleased to announce it has protected a new property in Lanark County –...

Historic agreement reached for additional Cliff Bennett Bursary funds

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists’ MVFN Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary Fund (CBNBF 2007) and the Elizabeth Kelly Foundation (EKF 1984) — both non-profit, registered...

Celebrate 20 years of conservation with MMLT and Lake 88!

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, July 15 at 8:00 AM, Lake 88.1 FM will broadcast a one-hour Radiothon to benefit the Mississippi Madawaska Land...

MVFN is sponsoring two students to attend Ontario Nature’s Youth Summit

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists are pleased to once again sponsor two students to attend this action-packed weekend, at the Ontario Nature’s Youth Summit...

Bat houses from the Naismith Men’s Shed

Naismith Men's Shed has a few of our popular Bat Houses available in 2 sizes.   The smaller version is about 12x16 for just $35...

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