Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Mississippi River Paddle August 26th
Join us on another MVFN paddle, Sunday August 26. See details at http://mvfn.ca/paddle-our-beloved-mississippi-river-from-fergusons-falls/ photo Howard Robinson
Map Turtles
Be sure to look out for turtles and other reptiles and amphibians and record your sightings as a citizen scientist at https://ontarionature.org/programs/citizen-science/reptile-amphibian-atlas/. photo Pauline Donaldson
Loons return to Mississippi River
Nature notebook sighting April 18, 2018. photo by Nat Capitanio
MVFN September Canoe Camp Algonquin Park
We are looking forward to another exciting MVFN Canoe Camp. See details at http://mvfn.ca/mvfn-september-canoe-or-hiking-camp-algonquin-park/ photo Doug Younger-Lewis
Wild rice? Local citizen scientists help requested
See details at http://mvfn.ca/local-wild-rice-beds-citizen-scientists-help-requested/ photo Howard Robinson
Gray Tree Frog (Hyla versicolor)
Nature Notebook post from one year ago, at this link http://mvfn.ca/smooth-green-snake-and-gray-treefrog/

What's New at MVFN.ca?

MVFN September Canoe or Hiking Camp Algonquin Park

MVFN September Canoe or Hiking Camp Algonquin Park

Category: Annual Canoe Camp

We are looking forward to another great MVFN Canoe Camp this year. We are going to Achray Campground, East Algonquin Park from Friday, September 7 to Monday, September 10, 2018. Spaces are still available. Bring your musical instruments and campfire singing voices!...read more >>

Paddle our beloved Mississippi River from Fergusons Falls

Paddle our beloved Mississippi River from Fergusons Falls

Category: Canoe/Kayak day trips

Come and join us as we explore nature from the water’s edge on a paddle along our beloved Mississippi River.  We will start at Fergusons Falls, all the while looking for various woodland and marshland birds. We can watch  for...read more >>

Local wild rice beds? Citizen scientists help requested

Local wild rice beds? Citizen scientists help requested

Category: Current Citizen Science Initiatives,Plants,Volunteers

Plenty Canada, a non-profit Indigenous-based charity in Lanark County are starting a World Wildlife Federation (WWF)-funded field project to study wild rice in the surrounding area. The organizers have heard that there could be beds of wild rice in Clayton...read more >>

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Thu 23

MVFN Board Meeting

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FULL-SIZED  CALENDAR WITH DETAILS

MVFN natural history talks:  7:30 pm on third Thursdays of Jan, Feb, March, April, Sept, Oct, and Nov at Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin St. Almonte ON. All welcome! Non-members $5. 

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