Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Almonte, ON. June 4, 2019 photo P. Donaldson
Getting ready for winter!
Photo by Christine Birkett.
Painted Lady Butterfly
An oft-seen sight this summer! Photo by Ted Dyke
Monarch Butterfly at Almonte
Photo by Michel Gauthier
Rusty Blackbirds in Almonte
Photo by Michel Gauthier
MVFN Mississippi Lake Annual Loon Survey
Rob Bel, Anne Cameron, Brenda Boy. Photo by Lynn Bell
Beechdrops
Photo by Ken Allison

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Merlin and Dragonfly

Merlin and Dragonfly

Category: Nature Notebook,Recent Sightings

We usually see Merlins as fierce predators on small birds. They are predators but are not limited to hunting birds. This male has been hunting...read more >>

Juvenile Barred Owl

Juvenile Barred Owl

Category: Nature Notebook,Recent Sightings

This photo was taken in mid-September but this young-of-the-year can still be recognized by the downy tips on the feathers on his head. Lanark County has quite a bit of great Barred Owl habitat....read more >>

"Wild Nights with the Moths of Dunrobin"

Category: Natural History Lectures

Thursday, October 17th, the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists continues its 2019-2020 speaker series, “Over, Under and Through - A Closer Look at Nature”. Our second speaker in the series is Lynn Scott....read more >>

"Incredible Journeys: The New Science of Bird Migration"

Category: 2019-2020 Incredible Journeys,Natural History Lectures

Pamela's presentation "Incredible Journeys: The New Science of Bird Migration will focus on how citizen scientists, high tech scientists and researchers are combining their efforts to look into the mysterious and gruelling journeys that migratory birds take. When NASA, the...read more >>

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Thu 21

Speakers Series: Ontario Wildcats

November 21 @ 7:00 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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