Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Snow Buntings photo by: Nat Capitanio
What's going on out here? Juvenile Rose-breasted Grosbeak, by Lise Balthazar
"Hey, wanna frolic in the freezing water with me?" Photo by: Ken Allison, west of Almonte
Northern Shrike grabbing a Redpoll for a quick breakfast on Lise Balthazar's deck
“Barred Owl near Almonte” Photo by Michel Gauthier
Lovely Imperial Moth. by Nat Capitano
Boy, sure is cold out here!! Phot by: Christine Birkett

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Happening in Mississippi Mills - Birdhouse Blowout

Happening in Mississippi Mills - Birdhouse Blowout

Category: Birding,Habitat Conversation

Two of our volunteer community leaders, Glenda Jones and Barbara Carroll, have resurrected a wonderful fundraising program, the Handmade Bird Houses Silent Auction.  Very fortunately for MVFN, it has been decided that the proceeds this year will go to the...read more >>

MVFN Young Naturalists - Enjoying Winter in a Pandemic

MVFN Young Naturalists - Enjoying Winter in a Pandemic

Category: Young Naturalists

The Young Naturalist Program of MVFN has had to pivot like many others. To lessen the burden of COVID safety responsibility and focus on offering interesting, educational nature themed content it will not be  a drop-off program for the foreseeable...read more >>

Western Chorus Frog Monitoring

Western Chorus Frog Monitoring

Category: Frog & Other Nature Watches,Local Species

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence-Canadian shield population of western chorus frogs is listed as threatened in Canada, and declines have been anecdotally noted in recent years. Blazing Star Environmental has partnered with the Canadian Wildlife Service and Trent University to create...read more >>

A Visual Tour of Some Notable Native Trees of Eastern Ontario - Nature Talk Feb 18th

A Visual Tour of Some Notable Native Trees of Eastern Ontario - Nature Talk Feb 18th

Category: 2021Eye Wonder,Natural History Lectures

We are pleased to announce our upcoming presentation of MVFN Nature Talks. On Thursday, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 we will continue with our theme of “Eye Wonder: The Magic and Mystery of Our Natural World”....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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