Science & Nature

What is that … Rudolph or Bambi?  … a fanciful tale.

Santa has a secret and we know what it is. We always watch for whitetail deer when we are motoring along the byways of Lanark...

Reptiles and their role in the web of life – what if they disappeared?

by Theresa Peluso, with valuable input from Dr. Fred Schueler* What class of animal has existed for more than 310 million years, but is now...

What Is That … Iberian bird?

Another cottage season has come to an end, the dock is in, and the cottage closed up for the winter.   As many of our...

‘Go Wild Gala’ a big draw for Land Trust

More than 130 people attended MMLT’s successful ‘Go Wild Gala’ at Temple’s Sugar Bush on Saturday evening, November 17. Guests enjoyed placing bids on a...

The Poole Nature Trail in Drummond is now open

The Poole Family Nature Sanctuary (PFNS) is the latest addition to the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust’s diverse portfolio of protected properties. MMLT now stewards...

What is That … Eight-legged Insect?

Our friends the spiders have eight legs and are not insects, but apparently not all our friends know this, so we thought it was...

Residents deliver climate change letter to MP Scott Reid

Urgent Request Delivered to MP Scott Reid Why did a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens of Lanark County show up at the office of...

What Is That … in the tree!

One of the first techniques we learned for watching and photographing wildlife was to identify typical habitats where you are most likely to find...

October – Look East to the Pleiades

by Pat Browne The Pleiades - a naked eye Open Star Cluster (also known from Greek mythology as the Seven Sisters) We first encountered the Pleiades setting...

Fantastic fall colours on Blueberry Mountain

Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust It was a glorious fall day and the view from the top of Blueberry Mountain was breathtaking. More than one hundred nature...

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