Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Paddling Film Festival coming to Almonte
3 PM Sunday October 28, Almonte Old Town Hall. Details at https://www.paddlingfilmfestival.com/films/2018-film-selection.html
Fall migrating birds at Almonte lagoons
photo from birding open house, September 26, 2018 P. Donaldson. See new report with list of birds seen during MVFN's 2018 open houses at the NEW Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter http://mvfn.ca/wild-fluctuations-of-bird-numbers-at-the-almonte-lagoon-fact-or-fake-news/
Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter
Iain Wilkes (L) and Michel Gauthier scan the water for bird species with spotting scopes in preparation for last birding open house of 2018. The new MVFN Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter is located just outside of Almonte and is open to all birders! Details at http://mvfn.ca/grand-opening-of-the-mvfn-mike-mcphail-bird-viewing-shelter/
How wasps need a public relations campaign!
September 20 natural history presentation by Dr. Rob Longair. See details at http://mvfn.ca/how-wasps-need-a-public-relations-campaign/
The Significance of Glaciation in Canada and the Ottawa Valley
How did glaciers and massive glacial floods shape the present day landscape in the Ottawa Valley? Find out as our natural history speaker series continues, October 18, 2018. Details at http://mvfn.ca/the-significance-of-glaciation-in-canada-and-the-ottawa-valley/

What's New at MVFN.ca?

International Paddling Film Festival Coming to Almonte

International Paddling Film Festival Coming to Almonte

Category: Other Special Events

Plan to attend the 13th Annual World Paddling Film Festival - an international film tour presenting a selection of the world’s best paddling films including kayaking, SUP and canoeing, at the Almonte Old Town Hall on Sunday, October 28th at 3...read more >>

The Significance of Glaciation in Canada and the Ottawa Valley

The Significance of Glaciation in Canada and the Ottawa Valley

Category: 2018-2019 Earth Water Wind and Fire

Where or when were there once glaciers or massive glacial floods in the Ottawa Valley or elsewhere in Canada? Find out at the next MVFN presentation with guest speaker Dr. David Sharpe, Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada,...read more >>

Small but mighty group enjoyed fall colours paddle on the Mississippi River

Small but mighty group enjoyed fall colours paddle on the Mississippi River

Category: Canoe/Kayak day trips

On September 30th a group of MVFN members enjoyed a paddle along the mighty Ontario Mississippi from Pakenham to Blakeney. This was our 2018 annual fall colours paddle, led this year by Stan Holloway....read more >>

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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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