The Science and Nature of Water with Scientist Dr. Andy Bramburger

The Science and Nature of Water with Scientist Dr. Andy Bramburger

CFN- Submitted Release On Wednesday, September 25th at 7 pm the River Institute kicks off its Science & Nature Series for 2013-14 with “The Science & Nature of Water” led by River Institute scientist Dr. Andy Bramburger. He has travelled the world researching fresh water and will share his insights on the nature, science and […]

Can you Afford Not to Advertise on CFN? Prices Go Up October 1st! Call or Email to book your Fall & Xmas Ad plans now!

Can you Afford Not to Advertise on CFN?  Prices Go Up October 1st!  Call or Email to book your Fall & Xmas Ad plans now!

Are you one of those Cornwall businesses tired of overpaying for ads on other media that have less viewership than CFN? Ottawa or Montreal ad costs driving you to bankruptcy? Looking for more exposure and better value? Do you want to reach Eastern Ontario Viewers, but don’t want to have to buy ads in multiple […]

Earth Friendly solutions for packing lunches and scrubbing the throne by Jacqueline Milner.

Earth Friendly solutions for packing lunches and scrubbing the throne by Jacqueline Milner.

  CFN – I just love coming across items that help me accomplish my daily needs and are additionally  “earth friendly”.  These are two items that caught my eye and prompted me to open my wallet to purchase in the last week. The first item is the ECO Lunchbox.  The item came with minimal packaging […]

Beauty Abounds by Jacqueline Milner

Beauty Abounds by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – I took some time with a friend  to explore and take in some of the natural spaces that surround us.  We started off our day at The Martintown Mill which is situated on the Raisin River.  The following two images were captured there.  The flower is about the size of my baby finger […]

Container gardening for the “land challenged” by Jacqueline Milner

Container gardening for the “land challenged” by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Many people would like to grow some food however they suppose their apartment or small living space will not allow such a project.  Believe it or not, all of us can grow a wee bit of food as long as we have access to some sun and water to feed and nourish our […]

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Real Estate Professionals Book Your Spot for Stage 1 of CFN’s New Real Estate Program – One Day Only!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN –   Hey Real Estate professionals; tired of spending a fortune on advertising and marketing and not happy with your results? You will have to be at the presentation of our new Real Estate product. Save money with more results. Brokers, Agents, Mortgage Specialists, Real Estate Lawyers Cornwall – Ottawa – Toronto – Kingston […]

Summer In Full Bloom by Jacqueline Milner “Branches” Exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260, Ottawa, ON

Summer In Full Bloom by Jacqueline Milner  “Branches” Exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Suite 260, Ottawa, ON

CFN – Summer is in full bloom and I cannot think of better way to share the splendor and beauty that surrounds us each and every day than through images captured in my backyard this morning.  I just wish I could attach a file which would allow me to share the sweet smell of the milkweed blooms, the wind […]

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario. Submitted Announcements.

Nature News from Niagara Falls and Cornwall, Ontario.  Submitted Announcements.

CFN – As we transition into summer, we’re pleased to pass along two family  friendly events scheduled this Friday and Saturday.  Both of these organizations celebrate the Natural World that delights and surrounds us… if we would just stop… to look… and appreciate. Grand Opening of Heartland Forest Nature Centre Niagara Falls, ON – Since Heartland […]

Easy Vegetables and Greens for Health by Jacqueline Milner

Easy Vegetables and Greens for Health by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Have you planted any vegetables this year? My planting journey began back in February with an experiment in growing some slips from a sweet potato in water.  I started with three potatoes, commercially bought at the store and came to find out from an experienced gardener that store bought potatoes may present challenges […]

Food Glorious food…right in your own backyard.

Food Glorious food…right in your own backyard.

CFN – We have a couple of wonderful food events happening this coming week-end in the Cornwall, Ontario area.  We trust all our readers from across the on-line world will take the time to read about these community events as these happenings bring community together to share information about growing and finding wild food sources right […]

Late Breaking News from the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences

CFN – Submitted Media Advisory What: TED Fellow and American Inventor Sonaar Luthra will be speaking in Cornwall tomorrow evening, Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 pm as a special guest of the River Institute and the US Embassy Where: The St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences ( 2 St. Lawrence Drive on the St. […]

Insects…an intricate part of the circle of life by Jacqueline Milner.

There are so many life forms that surround us, especially this time of the year.  Crawling, flying, hanging insects are eveywhere, above and below ground.  These tiny creatures are intricately connected to each and everyone of us and I’m certain help to maintain a healthy balance of our world in ways that we have yet […]

Photo of the Day by J.Milner

CFN – The skeletal remains lay in testimony to the once vibrant flora village that stood in this place.  In the distance, the robins chirped their evening prayer of thanks for all that sustained them on this bright, sunny day…especially the tall ones that remained. Check out this video about “How Trees Communicate”.   http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/05/02/how-trees-communicate-video/

Community Day at the 20th Annual River Symposium, Cornwall, Ontario.

CFN – Submitted Article – Interested in Birding, Fishing, Farming or Forests?  The St. Lawrence River Institute is hosting a Community Day, May 16th,  at St. Lawrence College Aultsville Hall, Cornwall, Ontario, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Admission is FREE and the public and students are welcome and encouraged to attend various workshops throughout […]

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

Easy yard work in chewable chunks with the right tools…Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner.

The warmer weather has finally arrived.  Wonderful!  I’m certain many of us were out getting dirty, cleaning up our yards, and perhaps readying our garden plots for some flowers and vegetables.  Many of us tend to try and get all the tasks done in one day and end up discouraged and very sore the following […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Goodbye Friend – Sad End to a Tree

CFN – Sadness enveloped my heart as I witnessed a once vibrant life had been snuffed out. Many years ago I first noticed this lovely specimen.  It had taken up residence next to the post box which I travelled to on a regular basis; I couldn’t help but notice its regal stature.  The tree, a Manitoba Maple, […]

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

Genetically Modified Salmon, Hay…Stop the madness please!! by Jacqueline Milner

  So much going on these days…talks of Genetically Modified (GM) salmon out East, GM alfalfa hay, another oil spill down south………………STOP THE MADNESS…..please!! Amid all this talk of Franken-food and the hand of man slapping our Sacred Earth once again with the consequences of dirty oil and GM-food, I can’t help but wonder why […]

A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

A call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario.

This call for a Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa was  issued by the National Farmers Union-Ontario. WHEN: Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12 noon (sharp) to 1 pm WHERE: Kingston, Ottawa (details below) and many other sites across eastern Canada Bring your banners. Bring your voices. Together we can stop the release of GM alfalfa. Monsanto’s genetically […]