Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Mississippi River at Pakenham
Turkey in Almonte backyard
You could help birds by being a "feeder" counter from the comfort of your home in one of several Audubon Christmas Bird counts sponsored by MVFN. Coming up December 17, 27 and 30 depending on your location.
Monarchs are ENDANGERED
This according to a December 5, 2016 report from COSEWIC. Photo K. Allison. Click on photo for link
Ontario's Endangered Species need better protection
Read about Ontario Nature's fight to uphold the ESA
Red Squirrel
Canadian Wildlife Federation 2016 Photo Contest: Urban Interaction, Winner. “Red Squirrel” by Anca Gaston

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COSEWIC discusses

COSEWIC discusses "status" of Monarch Butterfly; it is ENDANGERED

Date Posted: December,6

Category: Species at Risk

A report yesterday from the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife (COSEWIC) in Canada shows that the "status" of the Monarch butterfly needs to be changed to ENDANGERED....read more >>

Birding Costa Rica 2016: Irazu Volcano

Birding Costa Rica 2016: Irazu Volcano

Date Posted: December,5

Category: Iain Wilkes Birding in Costa Rica,Uncategorized

Today is a big day. We are off to bird Irazu Volcano from the bottom to the top. The volcanos in Costa Rica provide different environments and hence different species as you go up in elevation with the top...read more >>

Audubon Christmas Bird Counts sponsored by MVFN

Audubon Christmas Bird Counts sponsored by MVFN

Date Posted: November,27

Category: Bird Counts,Current Citizen Science Initiatives,Volunteers

Registration information for all three local Audubon Christmas Bird Counts sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists is as follows....read more >>

The Messenger

"The Messenger" film screening: Jan 19, 2017, 7 pm, Almonte Old Town Hall

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