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4th Annual Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ

The North Lanark Agricultural Society is happy...

For sale: LYNX wheelie bag

For sale $30 cash only. LYNX wheelie...

From the Men’s Shed: Maple seedlings

Naismith Men's Shed of Almonte is pleased...

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Entertainment in the boonies

Tuesday I noticed a very large bird sitting atop a hydro pole in our neighbour's yard. It turned out to be a turkey vulture drying its wings after a...

Nature Talk – Wild Turkeys of Ontario, May 16

The next meeting of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists will feature an in-person talk given by Dr. Jeff Bowman, speaking about Ontario’s ubiquitous wild turkeys. Meetings are held at...

Summary of Field Naturalists’ spring gathering

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) were treated to a captivating talk featuring special guest speaker Bob McDonald and his “Perspectives on a Planet”.   MVFN’s Annual Spring Gathering...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades We're in that gloomy time of year for birders -- those who work in the city at least -- it's dark when...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades This week I had Tree Sparrows, House Finches and Dark-Eyed Juncos in sizable numbers. A few Goldfinches dropped by most days, and...

A predatory backyard bird visitor

by Brent Eades On Saturday morning I heard a twittering of distressed birds and looked out at the feeders, which my camera is always pointing...

More backyard birds

by Brent Eades There are mostly the 'usual suspects' in my yard this week: Blue Jays, Northern Cardinals, Dark-Eyed Juncos, House Finches, Chickadees, Goldfinches, Mourning...

Backyard birds

by Brent Eades My yard has been fairly busy this week during this transitional time of year for birds. Plenty of Blue Jays, Mourning Doves,...

Bears are a normal occurrence in and around the Wolf Grove

The Editor: The Millstone has been reporting sightings and evidence of bears in and around the Wolf Grove. Folks should know this is nothing out of the...

CBC radio interview on In Town and Out – Mississippi River Canoe Route

Listen to CBC's featured interview on the Mississippi River Canoe Route with local residents Mike O"Malley, Alec Broadbent and Jennifer Kingsley. http://www.cbc.ca/intownandout/2013/06/15/sat-jun-15-info-and-links/ Look on the right...

Maberly-area student is winner of 2013 Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) are pleased to announce that Maberly area student Sierra Ramsey is the recipient of the 2013 Cliff Bennett...

What’s at stake: a walk along the river

by Brent Eades So spring has finally arrived and our town is bursting into leaf. I took a stroll along the Riverwalk today with a...

What's at stake: a walk along the river

by Brent Eades So spring has finally arrived and our town is bursting into leaf. I took a stroll along the Riverwalk today with a...

Horned owl chicks in Ottawa

by Brent Eades I've been watching the great horned owl nest at Mud Lake in Ottawa for the past few weeks. The two chicks are...

Ospreys are back at Snedden-Casey field

by Brent Eades For some years now ospreys have been nesting high atop the ball park lights at Snedden-Casey field off Country Street. Following a...

Almonte Riverside Trail temporarily closed

by Jordan Smith The Almonte Riverside Trail, a recreational trail that runs along the Mississippi River between Strathburn Street and James Naismith Way , is...

A Bird’s Eye View of Lanark County

by Theresa Peluso This is the second-last article in my series describing how the flora and fauna in Lanark County have changed over the last...

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