Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Mississippi River at Pakenham
12 Spotted Skimmer
Photo by Susan Wilkes
Gray Jays
Gray Jays in Lanark County? Read Iain Wilkes November 15th Lanark Big Year report. Photo by Howard Robinson.
Blanding's Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii)
SAVE OSTRANDER POINT. The Blanding's is one of the species making its home in key habitat at risk near Picton. Lend your support to the Save Ostrander Point effort. photo by Joe Crowley; source Ontario Nature.
Acadian Hairstreak Butterfly
photo by Ken Allison
A Lanark Big Year
Follow Iain Wilkes as he completes a Lanark Big Year of Birding in 2014 (under Explore/Birding). Photo Robin Andrews.
Monarch caterpillar on backyard milkweed
Milkweed is a food source for the monarch caterpillar. Milkweed is no longer considered a noxious weed in Ontario.
Ground Beetle: Carabus vietinghoffi
photo Henri Goulet
MVFN Fall Colours Paddle
This photo was taken during MVFN's Fall Colours Paddle on White Lake. Spring Paddle date already set for June 14, 2015! Photo by Brenda Boyd
Yellow Warbler
Follow Iain Wilkes as he completes a Big Year of Birding in Lanark County (under Explore/Birding). photo Susan Wilkes
Red Eft
The red colour of the terrestrial stage of the aquatic red-spotted newt (Notopthalamus viridescens) serves as a warning to predators that it is poisonous. Photographed during MVFN’s Bell Bushlot bioblitz, these are the only salamanders you are likely to see wandering around in daylight. Photo Karen Thompson.

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Support 'Save Ostrander Point'

Support 'Save Ostrander Point'

Date Posted: November 19, 2014

Category: Conservation,Habitat Conservation News,Hot Topics,Land Use Planning

The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists (PECFN) is appealing the Ostrander Point Crown Land wind project at the highest Court in Ontario. The hearing will occur at Osgoode Hall Dec 8-9. Ostrander Point Crown Land is situated in an...read more >>

A Lanark Big Year – Nov 15th - Fall

A Lanark Big Year – Nov 15th - Fall

Date Posted: November 17, 2014

Category: Lanark Big Year

Well it is Nov 15th. It seems forever ago I started a big year and at the same time like yesterday. There is only 6 weeks to go and many miles before I am done. The...read more >>

Climate Change and Implications for Health and Well-Being

Climate Change and Implications for Health and Well-Being

Date Posted: November 5, 2014

Category: 2014-15: When A Tree Falls in the Forest, Does Anyone Hear?,Climate Change

“The debate involving the reality of climate change and global warming has been ongoing for many years. At the November meeting of MVFN, the following questions will inspire your thoughts: What is the scientific explanation and evidence for global warming...read more >>

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Our public natural history talks are held on the 3rd Thursdays of the months of Jan-April & Sept to November, 7:30 pm.   Venue:  Almonte United Church        106 Elgin St., Almonte, ON

 All welcome!

  1. BOD Meeting
    November 27 | 3:00 pm
  2. EEP Meeting
    December 3 | 7:00 pm
  3. Natural History Lecture
    January 15, 2015 | 7:30 pm


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