Science & Nature

Amphibians and their role in the web of life

Amphibians and their role in the web of life – what if they disappeared? by Theresa Peluso Frogs, toads and salamanders. How many of us, as...

What is that … on the Acorn?

Despite Ministry of Natural Resources cautions about not hanging bird feeders in bear country, a couple of years ago we disregarded their advice and...

Children’s Water Festival at Mill of Kintail, Sept. 26

Mill of Kintail Conservation Area to be flooded with students for Children’s Water Festival Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) along with its partners is pleased...

Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter opens near lagoons

Official dedication & opening of the MVFN Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter On September 5, 2018, the MVFN Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter was officially dedicated...

What Is That … Hairless Cat?

You may be asking yourselves: what is it with the weird title of this article?  Not only is it to catch your attention, but it...

MVNSC – Fall Astronomy Session Introduction

Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation  -  FALL  Astronomy Sessions Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority in partnership with: Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa...

Build a “bee hotel”, September 16

BEE A FRIEND TO NATURE Invite Beneficial Bees to Take Up Residence in your Backyard Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) invites families and all interested individuals...

Fall 2018 Night Sky Sessions – Info

Come join us for night sky observing  starting Friday September 14.  Learn the Fall constellations and observe their star clusters and galaxies . Learn...

Over 200 turn out for ‘Festival of the Wild Child’

They came with their nets and in their boots and found a host of wonderful nature discoveries at High Lonesome Nature Reserve. Over 200 parents...

August 2018 Mars Bright and Large but Low in the Sky

by Pat Browne Recently, a Night Sky Friend recently wrote me to me...: Looking at Mars lately and wondering if you have already or are intending...

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