Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Mississippi River at Pakenham
Wild Parsnip
MVFN opposes roadside herbicide spraying to control wild parsnip. Learn what the plant looks like and avoid it.
Wild Parsnip
MVFN opposes roadside herbicide spraying to control wild parsnip. Learn what the plant looks like and avoid it.
Surveying aquatic invasive plants
click photo for details of paddle and invasive plant survey. photo B. Boyd
2017 MVFN Paddling: Nature from the water's edge
See dates and details. Volunteer day paddle trip leaders still needed. photo B. Boyd
Volunteers needed for Festival of the Wild Child
MMLT is looking for volunteers to staff stations at this High Lonesome July 29, 30 event. See details
European Frog's Bit
click photo for details of MVFN paddle and invasive aquatic plant survey. photo K. Allison
Paddle the Tay River
Sunday July 23, launching from Last Duel Park, Perth. See details. photo Simon Lunn
Male Monarch Butterfly
Black spots on hind wings indicate this is a male. photographed at High Lonesome by Howard Robinson. Click photo for post

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Tay River Paddle

Tay River Paddle

Date Posted: July,19

Category: Canoe/Kayak day trips

Paddle the Tay River with Simon Lunn on Sunday July 23rd. The launching point will be the dock in Last Duel Park at 22 Craig Street, Perth. The park is located on the south shore of the Tay River. This...read more >>

Calling all naturalists to share a sense of wonder: Festival of the Wild Child

Calling all naturalists to share a sense of wonder: Festival of the Wild Child

Date Posted: July,15

Category: Education news,Field Trips,Other Special Events,Special Events,Volunteers

MMLT is seeking volunteers passionate about nature to interact with the visitors at the July 29 and July 30 Festival of the Wild Child at High Lonesome Nature reserve. Volunteers would assist at one of the “stations”: exploring life in...read more >>

MVFN Invasive Aquatic Plants Survey - New Date

MVFN Invasive Aquatic Plants Survey - New Date

Date Posted: July,15

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

Paddle the creeks and bays of Mississippi Lake and take part in year two of this project. Working in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) and the Mississippi Lakes Association (MLA), we will take part in a survey...read more >>

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FULL-SIZED  CALENDAR WITH DETAILS

Our natural history talks are at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday in January, February, March, April,  September, October and November at Almonte United Church, 106 Elgin St. in Almonte, Ontario. All are welcome to attend! Non-members $5. 

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