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Mississippi River at Pakenham
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New sessions to start in September. See details under WHAT'S NEW AT MVFN.CA?
Clyde River Paddle
MVFN members enjoyed a picture perfect day for paddling on this August paddle. photo Howard Robinson
2016 MVFN Canoe Camp
Sept 9-12,The magnificent Barron River Canyon near Achray Campgrounds in Algonquin Park. Photo Brenda Boyd
Katydid, Carleton Place
photo Iain Wilkes
Ontario's Endangered Species need better protection
Read about Ontario Nature's fight to uphold the ESA
Birding Costa Rica
photo Rick Muise. Follow story under WHAT'S NEW AT MVFN.CA?
Leopard Frog in garden chard, Almonte
Almonte Lagoons Potvin Observation Tower
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Red Squirrel Swims Clayton Lake

Red Squirrel Swims Clayton Lake

Date Posted: August,28

Category: Nature Notebook,Recent Sightings

We have seen red squirrels swim before across rivers in Algonquin park. Early this evening one swam about 200 metres across from an island to our dock on Clayton Lake. It ran up the dock steps, onto my shirt, across the dock...read more >>

Wild Creature Close-Ups: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ontario

Wild Creature Close-Ups: Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ontario

Date Posted: August,28

Category: 2016-2017: Wild Creature Close-Ups,Colin Jones,Damselflies,Dragonflies

On Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 pm, MVFN kicks off a new season of Natural History presentations: “Wild Creature Close-Ups.” Guest speaker Colin Jones, of the Natural Heritage Information Centre will present: “Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ontario.”...read more >>

MVFN Young Naturalist Program for Ages 6-11

MVFN Young Naturalist Program for Ages 6-11

Date Posted: August,25

Category: YN News

We are excited to announce that our Young Naturalist (YN) Program Fall sessions begin again September 17th. If you know of a keen youngster who is interested in this program you are encouraged to register as soon as possible by...read more >>

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