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Backyard birds, May 7 2014

by Brent Eades As is usual at this time of year, my yard is in transition. The Goldfinches that were around most of the winter,...

Rural community opposes paintball business in Drummond / North Elmsley

by Neil Carleton The first people to arrive Monday night were seated by 5:00 p.m.  When the public meeting was called to order a few...

Night Sky Course – Stars and Star Clusters within the Milky Way

Here are some examples of objects that can be seen in our Spring Night Sky. The distances to these stellar systems range from 100...

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists flock to Point Pelee National Park

by Neil Carleton They went, they saw, they heard, and they’ll never forget the unique experience of visiting the best location in inland North America 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...

Help track plastic bottle litter, April 15-30

The Plastic Reduction Team needs your help to combat Plastic Pollution! Plastic pollution is everywhere, damaging our environment and affecting human health.  But we can...

Night Sky Course Spring 2014 Lecture 2

MVNSC - Mississippi Valley Night Sky Conservation The Night Sky Around Us Lecture 2 Program developed by: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Ottawa Astronomy...

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...

Sanjeev Sivarulrasa Solo Exhibition starting March 14, 2013 – ‘Night Light’ Karsh-Masson Gallery, Ottawa

Invitation to the opening of Sanjeev's Solo Exhibition Hi Night Sky Enthusiasts I received this invitation form Sanjeev this week: I'd like to invite you and your...

Reader concerned about County herbicide plan

Fellow Residents of Lanark County: On November 23, at a Lanark County Council meeting, our county councillors were provided with a presentation on an Integrated...

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