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White-crowned sparrow, Sheridan Rapids
May 9, 2019 photo Lise Balthazar
Ice Volcanoes at Presqu'ile Provincial Park
Photo by Sandy Coutts Sutherland
Yellow Warbler
photo M. Gauthier
Swans at Fallbrook, April 11, 2019
During spring flooding, photo Nat Capitanio
Oriole at bird bath
Sheridan Rapids, ON, May 13, photo Lise Balthazar
Paddling Robertson Lake
photo by Sheldon Scrivens
Red-tailed Hawk
Seen on early morning bird walk. Photo by M. Gauthier
Peregrine Falcon
Photographed near Presqu'ile Provincial Park by M. Gauthier

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Robertson Lake Paddle Sunday May 26th

Robertson Lake Paddle Sunday May 26th

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking

Robertson Lake, on County Road 16, is situated at the village of Lavant in Lanark Highlands. It is a small, round lake that can be circumnavigated in three hours. There is a neat park and beach on the lakeshore where...read more >>

White-crowned Sparrows and other beauties in Sheridan Rapids

White-crowned Sparrows and other beauties in Sheridan Rapids

Category: Nature Notebook,Recent Sightings

White-crowned sparrows, purple finches, rose-breasted grosbeaks, song sparrows, ruby-throated hummingbirds and baltimore oriole sighting reports were received May 9 and May 11; sent in to the MVFN Nature Notebook recent sightings page; from Sheridan Rapids....read more >>

2019 MVFN Members' Night and Annual General Meeting

2019 MVFN Members' Night and Annual General Meeting

Category: AGM,Nature Bursary News

The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists’ Members' Night and Annual General Meeting will be held on May 16 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 p.m., instead of our usual 7:30, to allow some of our Young...read more >>

Early spring sightings: hooded mergansers on the Mississippi; swans at Fallbrook

Early spring sightings: hooded mergansers on the Mississippi; swans at Fallbrook

Category: Recent Sightings

MVFN Nature Notebook sightings: several early spring sightings were recently received from Lise Balthazar, Sheridan Rapids on April 17, 2019. All photos by Nat Capitanio. Hooded mergansers on the river and swans at Fallbrook....read more >>

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Bird Walk to Taylor Lake

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Full Calendar of Events 

Watch for details of nature presentations which take place at 7:30 PM on third Thursdays in January, February, March, April, Sept, Oct, and November, Almonte United Church.

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