Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Am I not a magnificent specimen of a Green Heron?? Photo by Nat Capitanio
Getting old enough to venture out without Mom. White-tailed fawns by Christine Birkett
Don't eat me - I'm beautiful, but toxic! By Jayne Forward (Canadian Anemone or Windflower)
Aren't I the cutest thing?!! I may be hiding in the damp, dark corners of your garden. Look for me! (BTW, I'm an Eft on land, a Newt in the water.) Photo by Lise Balthazar
Do NOT laugh at me, please!! It's moulting time of the year. Photo by Lise Balthazar
Where did that other kid of mine get to?!! by Nat Capitanio (Sandhill Crane)
Is it a bird, is it a moth? It's a Clearwing Hummingbird Moth. And here's my favourite nectar- phlox! Photo by Lise Balthazar
Big, bold and beautiful - Crecopia Moth in early June - Photo by Nat Capitanio
A young and mature walking stick (Phasmid). Do you remember these from your childhood. Photo by Lise Balthazar

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Fall Colours Paddle Millers Lake Saturday Sept 25, 2021 10AM
Nature Talk September 16,2021.  The Climate Emergency

Nature Talk September 16,2021. The Climate Emergency

Category: 2021 2022 Human Interactions with the Natural World

Welcome to the ’21-’22 series of nature talks offered by the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists.  The new theme of our talks for the coming year is “Human Interactions with the Natural World“. ...read more >>

Share the Fall Migration

Share the Fall Migration

Category: Birding

During every fall migration, thousands of waterfowl stop to rest and feed at the Almonte Lagoons located behind the wastewater treatment plant on Wolf Grove Road....read more >>

MADAWASKA RIVER from Burnstown, Upriver Saturday Sept 11, 10 AM

MADAWASKA RIVER from Burnstown, Upriver Saturday Sept 11, 10 AM

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking

For the second year running, we are unable to hold our annual canoe camp. Join us on this "extra" daytrip instead, as we explore the beautiful Madawaska River...read more >>

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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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