Science & Nature

Saturday Jan 12, 2013: Drought of 2012 – Presentations and Discussion

To register:  email Suzanne at smcfarlane@mvc.on.ca Join the conversation at the Old Almonte Town Hall : Saturday Jan 12 2012 10 – 3:30 (with lunch). We are...

Venus and Jupiter aligned on February 26, 2012

Pat Browne captured this photo of Jupiter, Venus and the moon on February 26,showing the moon nuzzling closer to  Jupiter. In the foreground you...

Sanjeev Sivarulrasa to be guest speaker at Mill of Kintail

On Friday May 4, 2012, guest speaker Sanjeev Sivarulrasa will give a lecture on imaging the night sky. Sivarulrasa is an emerging Canadian photographer...

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...

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...

For the Birds: Phoebes and Finches

by Cheryl Baxter Happy Monday! I finally managed to get out to search for birds on the property this week! On Friday I found myself without my...

Environmental issues: being part of the solution

  by Theresa Peluso  The problem with our natural environment is that so many humans are consuming and polluting as though there's no tomorrow –...

January – Darkness for Night

by Pat Browne January is a great month to contemplate the Night Sky - briefly!  It's also a good time to think about how we...

Lanark County:  Green or greenwashing?

by Theresa Peluso Time and again, we have seen attempts by corporations to greenwash their activities; to disseminate distorted information so as to present an...

For the Birds and Nature: It’s official! Spring is finally here!

by Cheryl Baxter Good Sunday morning! So much has happened in the last weeks since my last post.  Spring is here! It actually feels as if...

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