September 21, 2018 – Carleton Place — The fall season is arguably the best time of year to step into nature; cooler days, fewer bugs and spectacular scenery as the leaves change colour. The Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) offers three unique settings across the waters
Are you planning your first trip to the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area for Kintail Country Christmas, or have you made this a family tradition from the start 12 years ago? Either way, we want to hear from you! How can we make this truly unique experience even better for you and you
June 29, 2018, Carleton Place – Now that summer is officially here, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is encouraging families to step into nature at one of its three conservation areas this long weekend. “The Mill of Kintail, Morris Island, and Purdon are beautiful
June 15, 2018, Carleton Place – The time of year is fast approaching to see thousands of Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchids at their peak. Purdon Conservation Area near the Village of Lanark is home to the largest colony of its kind in Canada and attracts thousands of visitors every summer.
New Attractions, Return of Family Favourites for 11th Annual Kintail Country Christmas December 4, 2017, Carleton Place—Reduced entry fees, more activities and amazing items up for grabs round out the highly anticipated Kintail Country Christmas (KCC). Now in its 11th year, KCC at the
See thousands of orchid blooms along accessible boardwalk, hike through uplands forest For immediate release June 16, 2017, Carleton Place — The famous Showy Lady’s Slipper Orchids that Purdon Conservation Area is known for are right on track for their mid-June bloom. As of to