Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

Annual General Meeting Apr 26

Eastern Dwarf Mistletoe (Arceuthobium pusillum) in bloom – Jeffrey White The Annual General Meeting of the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society will be held Monday, April 26 at 07:00 PM Atlantic Time. At 8 pm Conservation Data Centre Keynote Speakers, … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip : Digby Neck area. Sat. April 3 2021

We will meet Rev.Jeffrey White at Digby 10:00 am at the Tim Hortons parking lot just off the 101 Exit 26.  The Roundabout should take you to an Irving Station on the left entering Digby at Conway.  The Tim Hortons … Continue reading

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NSWFS Monthly ZOOM Meeting Feb 22 – Lichen Conservation in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society regular business will begin at 7 PM and our speaker; Brad Toms, will join us at 7:30 p.m. Brad is a Wildlife Biologist at the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute and will present on how to … Continue reading

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NSWFS Monthly ZOOM Meeting Mar 22 – Old Growth Identification and Protection on Crown Lands

  The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society is inviting you to our March 22nd, 2021 ZOOM Meeting. Regular business will start at 7:00 pm. Our presenters from Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry will be Peter Bush – Provincial Landscape … Continue reading

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Eagle Hill Online Seminars

A rare opportunity to tap into their knowledge of grasses and sedges without having to travel to Maine. Flyers for the first Eagle Hill Online-only Mini-seminars are now available! These are intensive, live, online training opportunities taught by expert instructors … Continue reading

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Gardening with Native Plants Webinar

The Blomindon Naturalist Society is hosting a Webinar: Ask-the-Expert: Native Plant Gardening Tuesday June 30, 7 – 8 pm (webinar) Gardening with native plants creates a win-win-win: for the gardener and our local flora and fauna. Native plants are easy … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip to Troop Island

Members only : Troop Island. Old growth trees on Nova Scotia Nature Trust property.  Sat. June 13 with alternate dates June 20 /21 whichever is best re weather concerns (rain wind etc).Boat crossing to island. Register with Charles Cron before … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Spring Bloomers

While we may not be able to get out this year due to social isolation, Charlie Cron has sent us some pictures from last year of what we are missing… Broom Crowberry – Corema conradii – Early April 2019 Coltsfoot – Tussilago farfara – Early … Continue reading

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New resources for Mosses and Lichens

Dr. Sean Haughian, Botany Curator of the Nova Scotia Museum has kindly made some of the museum’s archived materials on Bryophytes and Lichens available to us. PDF files can be found here for Bryophytes  and Lichens  and web site links can … Continue reading

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