Science & Nature

Suppliers of Good Neighbour Lighting

by Pat Browne   Feel free to download this pamphlet here or pick one up at Municipal Offices: Good Neighbour Lighting Local Stores: Home Depot Carleton Place has...

Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation offers early fall astronomy course

Once again, MVC Night Sky Conservation  celebrates the Night Sky with an early fall astronomy course on 5 friday evenings from August 17 to...

Mississippi Mills Riverkeepers respond to Enerdu expansion

Enerdu recently provided its proposal for expansion of the generating station at the top of Almonte Falls on the WESA website. The proposal has been reviewed...

Open letter to Mayor John Levi from the Mississippi Mills Riverkeepers Association

  Mr. John Levi Thursday, July-19-12 Mayor of Mississippi Mills 3131 Old...

Beware the wild parsnip

by Marilyn Snedden Wild Parsnip Wild Parsnip Leaf I want to remind everyone of the danger from the juice inside the Wild Parsnip-that tall plant with the curved...

Are fish at risk in Lanark County?

by Theresa Peluso In the media you’ll find news about endangered fish stocks in so many places – oceans, lakes, rivers—in every part of the...

Maples of the Cedar Hill School House

The Heritage Tree workshop in Ottawa on June 8 attracted nearly 80 participants. This remarkable example in Toronto, a white oak, is estimated...

Fruit Trees in Mississippi Mills

Left to Right: Bradley Kleiboer, Liam Kehoe, Louise Marchand and Carol Kenward With much of our food supply coming from far off places, more residents...

Changes to Lanark County’s natural environment 1982-2012

by Theresa Peluso  Cliff Bennett has observed these changes:  Winters are more varied; i.e., peaks and valleys on a chart are steeper and closer together.Climate change? Bird...

StarGazers Ride – what we saw…

  Cyclists were treated to views from 4 Dobsonian telescopes.   We managed to  dodge the  clouds to get fleeting glimpses of planet Saturn double...

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