Connecting people with nature in Ontario's Mississippi Valley
Where's my Mom??? Photo by Jayne Forward
Aren't I beautiful?! My best side for pictures. Photo by Lise Balthazar
Are I not the most handsome White-throated Sparrow??! Photo by Lise Balthazar
A lovely white swath of Canadian Anemone. Photo by Brenda Boyd
Early Spring Trout Lilies. Photo by Brenda Boyd
This Red-shouldered Hawk is not at all concerned with the April 1 snowfall. Photo: Nat Capitanio
Who am I going to grow up to be?? Photo by Lise Balthazar
So stunning am I!! Photo by Lise Balthazar
Rough-Legged Hawk CP CBC - Photo: Remy Poulin
MVFN and MLA volunteers participating in the annual Loon Survey on Mississippi Lake.
Mr. and Mrs. Wood Duck resting in a wee pond in a Lanark Highlands field. Photo: Nat Capitanio
We're sticking close to Mom. Photo by Nat Capitanio
Barred Owl catching a few rays - resting up for mating season! Photo by Christine Birkett
Adorable, usually elusive and unseen, Northern Saw-whet Owl. Photo: Ruth Allison

What's New at MVFN.ca?

Mississippi Lake National Wildlife Area and Mississippi Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary Sunday, Aug 7th- 10am

Mississippi Lake National Wildlife Area and Mississippi Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary Sunday, Aug 7th- 10am

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking

Mississippi Lake and McEwen Bay. There are two possible paddles: an easy 4.5 km loop along the inner shallow McEwen Bay, and perhaps a more challenging 5.0 km loop out to middle of Mississippi Lake, where there is a small island....read more >>

MVFN Rideau Canal Paddle Day July 23

MVFN Rideau Canal Paddle Day July 23

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking

Paddle: Rideau River & the Swale, from Smiths Falls Detached Lock to Poonamalie Lock, return...read more >>

MVFN Taylor Lake Paddle Day Trip July 10

MVFN Taylor Lake Paddle Day Trip July 10

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking

The Paddle:  Taylor Lake is connected to Clayton Lake. Circumnavigate the lake. In 1969 the lake was raised considerably with the reconstruction of the dam at Clayton, but watch for underwater stumps in bays. ...read more >>

MVFN Fall Paddling/Hiking Camp

MVFN Fall Paddling/Hiking Camp

Category: Canoeing/Kayaking,Uncategorized

We already have 20 participants signed up for our MVFN Fall Paddling/Hiking Camp!  We will accept up to 10 more people for this hopefully still reasonably warm, and bugless, fall four-day camp at Whitefish Group Campgrounds in Algonquin Park....read more >>

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Thu 18

This Month’s Nature Sightings

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 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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