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What's going on out here? Juvenile Rose-breasted Grosbeak, by Lise Balthazar
Lovely Imperial Moth. by Nat Capitano
Ha, Ha, I've got the tastiest side! Photo by: Christine Birkett
"Let me in!!! A grey tree frog trying to get into our house. Photo by Clare Carty
“Barred Owl near Almonte” Photo by Michel Gauthier
Boy, sure is cold out here!! Phot by: Christine Birkett
"Hey, wanna frolic in the freezing water with me?" Photo by: Ken Allison, west of Almonte
A wee snapping turtle hatchling - not big enough to bite yet! Photo by: Ken Allison, near his pond
Elusive Green Heron at Nolan's Marsh near Smiths Fall, by Michel Gauthier

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Algonquin Wild - January 21 Nature Talk by Michael Runtz

Algonquin Wild - January 21 Nature Talk by Michael Runtz

Category: Natural History Lectures

We are pleased to announce our upcoming presentation of MVFN Nature Talks. On January 21, 2021 we will be beginning our new theme of “Eye Wonder: The Magic and Mystery of Our Natural World”. To kick things off we have...read more >>

2020 Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count Results

2020 Carleton Place Christmas Bird Count Results

Category: Bird Counts,Carleton Place CBC

On December 27th, 2020 local Mississippi Valley and area volunteers took part in the 121th Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).    The annual event is a worldwide citizen science project organized by Audubon and Birds Canada and it is supported by...read more >>

Birdhouse Auction

Birdhouse Auction

Category: Birding,Bursaries and Awards

The winter weather may be for the birds, but there’s more for the birds coming soon.  The Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists, and Gilligallou Bird Inc. have stepped up to revive the birdhouse auction in early April to support of the...read more >>

Caring for our Homeplace

Caring for our Homeplace

Category: Environmental Issues

Dr. Gray Merriam, a well-known local ecologist, has published a new book titled Caring for our Homeplace. The book consists of...read more >>

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Thu 21

Wild Algonquin – Michael Runtz

January 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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