Science & Nature

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...

What is that … Moth?

What good is a moth anyway?  Are you someone who believes moths are drab-coloured and destroy your woolens while butterflies are far lovelier to look...

Are freshwater fish at risk?

by Theresa Peluso Why are freshwater fish important – and are they at risk? I would like to preface this column with an account written by...

‘Youth Rangers’ assist High Lonesome Nature Reserve

The Stewardship Youth Ranger team from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry recently spent two days assisting Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust with the...

For the Birds and Nature: Summer fun!

by Cheryl Baxter Hello everyone!  What can I say?  I have been slow to get on the Millstone to add some of my finds. It...

Kayaking on the Mississippi

by Brent Eades Each summer I can usually be counted on to post a video of one of my kayak trips along the river in...

What Is That … on the Lily Pad?

We often enjoy ‘Monet moments’ walking or paddling along the shoreline, taking in the beauty of the masses of lily pads we find in...

Ice Cube – Astrophysics In July

by Pat Browne Detection of Cosmic Ray Source Galaxy - a chilling discovery On July 12 2018, the Ice Cube neutrino Laboratory at the Amundsen–Scott South...

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