Science & Nature

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...

StarGazers Ride is a GO! Friday June 8 2012 at the Mill of Kintail

Hi Night Sky Friends,  If you can make it, there will be a Star Tour tonight at the Mill of Kintail as part of the...

Curious crowd attracted to Venus Transit event

This image of the June 5th transit of Venus was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in geosynchronous orbit.   A transit of...

Observing the Transit of Venus – What we learned…

by Pat Browne   The Transit 'to' Venus event was graced with perfect weather for viewing the last Transit of Venus for this century. Because...

Enerdu – The Environmental Self Assessment Process

Class Environmental Self Assessment (Class EA) Phase 1 – Project Concept: the initial concept phase of a project proposal and the development of public engagement...

OPP reminding public to be bear wise

   The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind the public of the need to be aware that...

Transit of Venus – Some information

Tuesday June 5 2012, the Transit of Venus will start at 6:03 PM for this latitude. It is best to view this through a telescope...

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