Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Mississippi River at Pakenham
Surveying aquatic invasive plants
click photo for details of July 8 paddle and plant survey. photo B. Boyd
Northern Crescent on hop clover
Burnt Lands Alvar, photo P. Donaldson
2017 MVFN Paddling: Nature from the water's edge
See dates and details. Volunteer day paddle trip leaders still needed. photo B. Boyd
Wild Parsnip
MVFN opposes roadside herbicide spraying to control wild parsnip. Learn what the plant looks like and avoid it.
Moth #2
photo Nat Capitanio
Wild Parsnip
MVFN opposes roadside herbicide spraying to control wild parsnip. Learn what the plant looks like and avoid it.
Moth #1
photo Nat Capitanio
European Frog's Bit
click photo for details of July 8 MVFN paddle and invasive aquatic plant survey. photo K. Allison
Moth #3
MVFN Nature Notebook sighting, photo Nat Capitanio
Turtle Time in Lanark County!
Article by Dr. Paul Keddy urges caution on area roads. photo: Map turtles, P. Donaldson
Amphibian
Can you name the species? photo Nat Capitanio
Trumpeter Swans, Clayton Lake
Photos Howard and Mary Robinson

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Manion Corners Butterfly Count

Manion Corners Butterfly Count

Date Posted: June,25

Category: Current Citizen Science Initiatives,Volunteers

Manion Corners Butterfly Count. NOTE: This is an Ottawa Field Naturalists Club event, but MVFN members are invited to register and help out! This is an especially "Kid-Friendly" Event!...read more >>

Mississippi Lake Paddle and Invasive Plants Survey

Mississippi Lake Paddle and Invasive Plants Survey

Date Posted: June,25

Category: Canoe/Kayak day trips,Current Citizen Science Initiatives,Invasive Species,Volunteers

On July 8, paddle the creeks and bays of Mississippi Lake while participating in a citizen science project. Working in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Mississippi Lakes Association (MLA), we will take part in another...read more >>

Wild species to identify in this

Wild species to identify in this "first day of summer" MVFN Nature Note

Date Posted: June,23

Category: Nature Notebook,Uncategorized

A few photos to test your identification skills: three moths, a snake and an amphibian! These were sent in to MVFN NatureNotebook on June 21st by Lise Balthazar....read more >>

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FULL-SIZED  CALENDAR WITH DETAILS

MVFN's natural history talks take place on 3rd Thursdays, Jan-April and Sept-November, at  Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin St., Almonte, ON. All welcome!

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