Science & Nature

A brilliant show in the night sky this weekend as Venus and Jupiter line...

If you look up in the night sky this evening, you will see  Venus, Jupiter and Earth's moon converge for a spectacular show. Venus and...

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 –...

The Night Sky at the Mill of Kintail

Country Street Bee Tree

by Neil Carleton I’ve never seen bees active in winter before, or sampled wild honey on snow. February 7th was a memorable day on Country Street. The...

Thinking globally, acting locally

 by Theresa Peluso Here we are at the start of the year 2012! I always feel that the new year is yet another chance to...

Here Last Week, Gone Today

Sputtering with mouth agape, I just couldn’t believe my eyes. To any passerby, it might even have looked comical. It was there the other...

Canada’s declining reputation

This is what we’re known for: being the only country to renege on our pledge in Kyoto in 1998 to reduce our carbon emissions   The...

Towering Giants

  They’re towering giants that live amongst us, and they’re much older than anybody in the community. These are the shady characters of renown we...

River Sentinel

 by Neil Carleton    Although the view along the Mississippi River at Almonte was considerably different in the mid 1800s, at least two local landmarks...

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