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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – April 13, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The V2 rocket built...

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11,...

Artificial Intelligence for Creatives, a workshop with Gabe Braden

Ever since computers became popular in the...

Science & Nature

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.


Field Naturalists talk: ‘World Heritage Sites in Canada’

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists were presented a March Nature Talk on the World Heritage Sites in Canada.  The speaker was Lynn Holden, who visited all Canadian sites and...

What Is That … Early Butterfly?

Winter is over.  Spring is here.  And we are certainly looking forward to opening the cottage for the 2024 season.  In addition to soaking in the spring scents and...

Cliff Bennett Nature Bursary: Ready for 2024 student applicants!

“We’re all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?” ― Doctor Who (Matt Smith) – The Big Bang (TV episode 2010) Since 2007 the MVFN Cliff Bennett Nature...

For the Birds

Bird photography by Cheryl Baxter.

What is That?

A series about local wildlife.

Perth Street beauty

The shady character for October is a front yard tree. This month I’ve picked an urban example, and I hope you’ll have to chance...

Male moose sighting at Clayton Road and Highway 29.

For those interested in area wildlife, there has been a sighting of a large male moose  in the field at Clayton Rd & Highway...

Royal Oak

  Do you have a favourite tree? Readers are invited to submit their nominations for an honor roll of trees in our area that could...

Beneath a certain pine tree ( a tribute to those who came before)

by Lyle Dillabough There is this old twisted white pine tree that stands in back of an old church yard near the hamlet of Ferguson...

No respect for Almonte seniors

Some of Almonte’s oldest residents have been bruised, rolled in public, and turned topsy turvey with fractures. These are, of course, the rocks of...

Wireless Signal Tree

by Neil Carleton When can an internet tower look like a tree? If you have a big white spruce in your rural front yard, it...