Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchid blooms slightly ahead of schedule June 24, 2016, Carleton Place — With the hot, dry weather the Mississippi Valley watershed has been experiencing over the past several weeks, the Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchid blooms at Purdon Conservation Area are nearing t
Searching for New Chair of Source Protection Committee June 8, 2016, RIDEAU VALLEY AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WATERSHEDS – The Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee is in need of a new Chair. Under Ontario’s Clean Water Act, a Source Protection Committee representing multiple s
Be a City Stream Watch Volunteer No experience required! May 27, Carleton Place, ON— Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is looking for volunteers to be a part of its successful City Stream Watch program. This year, MVCA is planning a stream assessment on a number
Canoe the Carp Set for May 1 April 5, Carleton Place—The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA), the Friends of the Carp River and Trailhead Paddle Shack, are teaming up to host the second “Canoe the Carp River.” The event will be held on Sunday, May 1 between 10AM and 3PM.
In 2015, NBA Canada renovated the basketball court at Augusta Street Park in Almonte; the hometown of Dr. Jim Naismith, the inventor of basketball. The video made its world premiere on February 24, 2016 at a Toronto Raptors game and on TSN. The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area, as we
On Tuesday, February 2, MVCA was pleased to welcome United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Carla Qualtrough. The Mill of Kintail is home to the James Naismith Museum. Dr. James Naismith was born and raised in Ramsay Townshi
Spirit of Christmas Comes Alive at the Mill of Kintail December 7, 2015, Almonte— The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area will be merry and bright on Saturday, December 12, 2015, with the return of the highly anticipated Kintail Country Christmas. With new, extended hours from 10am-4pm,