OUR MORINVILLE Our Morinville is YOUR opportunity to show us YOUR love of community through YOUR camera lens. Beginning with our first issue in August reader photos published in the Our Morinville section will be eligible for a $100 Shop in Morinville Prize. The best photo of the month will receive a $100 gift voucher from any Morinville business of their choosing. For now you will have to look at some shots from the regular camera carrying gang at The Morinville News. you can send your high resolution images to us at email@example.com.
A Cedar Waxwing sits on a tree branch on the edge of the fishpond. The waxwing is a common sight in the region during the spring when they arrive in large flocks to dine on berries. They are a less common sight in the middle of summer. – Stephen Dafoe Photo
Batman to the rescue
Batman, also known as Morinville Summer Camp student Jack Reiter, lifts an empty water barrel with assistance from two summer camp counselors. Friday was Super Awesome Super Cook Super Exciting Superhero Day. Students were encouraged to dress up in their favourite superhero costume or create their own. The day included a number of superhero challenges, including the barrel lift. – Lucie Roy Photo
The Incredible Edibles garden at the east entrance sign is in full bloom. The garden contains rhubarb, herbs, beets, Swiss chard and Nasturtium, the latter an edible flower. The Town of Morinville’s Incredible Edibles project is in its first year. A number of the Town’s planters and trail beds have been populated with fruits, vegetables and herbs free for the taking. Please see the Town ad on Page 13 for a list of what crops are ready for public harvest. – Stephen Dafoe Photo