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Where do Bank Swallows go at Sunset?
Our November natural history talk topic. photo Dr. Greg Mitchell
What nine snake species make their home in our region?
Click on photo for the answer. Photo of Eastern Garter by Joe Crowley
Winter Ramble / Wolf Grove
Date will be February 21, 2018 click for details
Early one frosty morning
A multitude of spider's webs in the trees and in the wind. photo by Nat Capitanio
An interrupted observer
photo by Pam Hickman at canoe camp in Algonquin Park Sept 8-11. Read full story
MVFN Birding Observation Tower
The birding open houses at the tower are finished for the season, but the tower can still be accessed by the public for viewing the fall migration. photo Michel Gauthier

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Local Snake Species

Local Snake Species

Category: Snakes

Of the 17 species in Ontario, only 9 are found in our area of Eastern Ontario. The Eastern Ratsnake is a THREATENED species and some others are at-risk....read more >>

Where do breeding bank swallows go at sunset?

Where do breeding bank swallows go at sunset?

Category: 2017-2018 When Things Go Bump in the Night,Species at Risk

Our guest speaker recently discovered “cryptic and broad-scale movements of Bank Swallows . . . in the early evening during the breeding season.”...read more >>

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Get a Reading Lesson

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Get a Reading Lesson

Category: Geoheritage

Wednesday was a beautiful cool, crisp October morning as MVFN and friends gathered in Almonte's Metcalfe Geoheritage Park for “Reading the Rocks.”...read more >>

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Thu 23

MVFN BOD Meeting

November 23

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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