Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Young Naturalists Winter Session
Registration now open for 2019 Winter/Spring Young Naturalists sessions at Mill of Kintail. See details at http://mvfn.ca/registration-now-open-for-2019-winterspring-mvfn-young-naturalists/
Golden-eye Lichen
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus Great Lakes Population, ENDANGERED in Ontario. See details of our January event, "The Secret Life of Lichens" by Troy McMullin, Ph.D., Canadian Museum of Nature
Wild Turkeys Rae Side Road
photo by Howard Robinson on Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count.
Christmas Bird Counts!
These citizen science benefits conservation efforts at Bird Studies Canada. Three Ontario counts are supported or sponsored by MVFN. photo by Howard Robinson
MVFN Trip to Point Pelee, May 2019
photo Hooded Warbler, Tilden Woods Trail, Point Pelee by Peter Blancher. Details of MVFN's May trip to Point Pelee at http://mvfn.ca/back-by-popular-demand-point-pelee-festival-of-birds/
Mike McPhail Bird Viewing Shelter
Now open to all birders during the Fall, Spring and Summer! Directions and details at http://mvfn.ca/mike-mcphail-bird-viewing-shelter/

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Registration now open for 2019 Winter/Spring MVFN Young Naturalists

Registration now open for 2019 Winter/Spring MVFN Young Naturalists

Category: Young Naturalists

Registration is open and space is limited. After another “wildly” successful fall, the MVFN Young Naturalists are gearing up to begin their five winter/spring sessions for 2019!  Each month we explore a new nature themed topic through outdoor investigation, discussions,...read more >>

Back by popular demand: Point Pelee “Festival of Birds”

Back by popular demand: Point Pelee “Festival of Birds”

Category: Bird Outings and Outings News

While significant breeding birds call the park home, Point Pelee's greatest importance is to migratory species moving through the area during the spring and fall. As the best time to see the greatest diversity of songbirds is the first three...read more >>

The Secret Life of Lichens

The Secret Life of Lichens

Category: 2018-2019 Earth Water Wind and Fire,Biodiversity,Species at Risk

Gain a new appreciation for the small things in life! Join Canadian Museum of Nature lichenologist Troy McMullin Ph.D. to explore the often overlooked, but beautiful and fascinating world of lichens.  Learn about their role in different ecosystems, rare species...read more >>

Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count: the more the merrier, counting birds!

Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count: the more the merrier, counting birds!

Category: Carleton Place CBC

Get set to count birds on one of several traditional annual local Christmas Bird Counts. Birders and nature enthusiasts in Carleton Place and surrounding areas can join citizen scientists on December 27th for the Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count. Throughout...read more >>

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Thu 24

MVFN Board Meeting

January 24

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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