Proceeds from the silent auction at the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists Spring Gathering on May 21 & featuring Mysteries of the Monarch Butterfly will go towards the campaign to save the Burnt Lands Alvar. Details at mvfn.ca.
The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority needs volunteers to plant trees on the Carp River & its tributaries. To sign up and get details about the planting locations contact Caleb Yee at Cyee@mvc.on.ca, 613-253-0006, ext. 253.
The Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust is hosting its annual Spring Walk to Blueberry Mountain (near Flower Station in Lanark Highlands) on May 10. Find details of the event, celebrating the life of naturalist John Muir, on their website at mmlt.ca under events
In 2014, the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust (MMLT) held its very first Creativity Blitz. The event received such popular acclaim that they are doing it again!
On Saturday May 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. young and old alike are invited to participate in the second Creativity Blitz. Continue reading →
The Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club has a new research fund, which aims to support natural history research in eastern Ontario and western Quebec. The deadline for submitting proposals is 15 May 2015. Find the details here.