Science & Nature

Disappointing results reported by the Plastic Reduction Team

by Theresa Peluso Last April we, consisting of five members of the Plastic Reduction Team, advertised a campaign to encourage all residents to participate in...

What Is That … Tent Caterpillar?

We were enjoying the nice weather and being at the cottage late in May when we noticed we were asking ourselves a lot more...

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...

Lanark County:  Green or greenwashing?

by Theresa Peluso Time and again, we have seen attempts by corporations to greenwash their activities; to disseminate distorted information so as to present an...

Web of Life: Marine Fish

by Theresa Peluso Genesis 1:20-21 - Then God said, Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth...

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...

WIT … Whoo Cooks For You?

It is spring and we have returned happily to the cottage, to the lake, and to the wildlife we love so much.  What should...

For the Birds and Nature: It’s official! Spring is finally here!

by Cheryl Baxter Good Sunday morning! So much has happened in the last weeks since my last post.  Spring is here! It actually feels as if...

What Is That … Northern Beastie?

At last, warmer, spring weather has arrived and the ice has gone from White Lake.  As we were shivering and waiting impatiently for cottage...

The NightSky of Spring

Spring Observing: West (late Winter) to South East(Spring) To see the stars in the Spring Constellations, the Earth's orbit is in a locations such...

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