Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

Field Trip : Polly’s Cove – Sept 30, Rain Date Oct 1

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to the Polly’s Cove Trail (between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover)  The call for which date will be made a few days before once Charlie sees the weather forecast. Take the 101 … Continue reading

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Sep 25 Member’s Meeting – The Laugavegur Trail of Iceland: A botanical journey

At 7:30pm on Monday Sep 25, we will have our first member’s meeting of the fall season at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History’s downstairs auditorium. Entry is via the downstairs south door by the parking lot. There will … Continue reading

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Province Seeks Input on Protected Areas Strategy

ENVIRONMENT/CLIMATE CHANGE/NATURAL RESOURCES/RENEWABLES–Province Seeks Input on Protected Areas Strategy ——————————————————– Nova Scotians are invited to help shape the approach for protecting 20 per cent of the province’s land and water by 2030. An online public consultation started today, August 23. … Continue reading

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The Summer Continental Mycoblitz: August 11 – 20, 2023

The 2023 Continental Mycoblitz is open to anyone who is willing to make scientifically valuable collections of mushrooms – including photography, field notes, and submitting a dried specimen. Any individual or organization can submit their most unique/interesting/exciting collections from the … Continue reading

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Eagle Hill Seminar on Entomology

Dates: August 13–19, 2023 Description: This seminar takes place at the Eagle Hill Institute in Stueben, Maine. It will focus on the family and genus level taxonomy of the Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera and is offered for anyone involved in … Continue reading

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NSWFS/Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Botanical Walks – June 26 Inverness County

There will be two walks near Lake Ainsley on June 26 The morning walk will be conducted by the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society to see the Showy Lady’s Slippers. Participants will meet at 1171 Blackstone Rd. (at the intersection … Continue reading

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Meguma Falls Field Trip with Nature NS – May 27

Field Trip starts at the Yellow Birch Trailhead 9:00AM May 27. We will follow Sandy Cope trail (solid red line) then the trail to Meguma Falls (dotted line). The Sandy Cope Trail is easy and the Meguma Falls Trail is … Continue reading

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Ram’s Head Lady’s Slipper Field Trip May 26 Confirmed

Trip is now confirmed. Meet at the Carpool Parking lot near exit 4 at St Croix at 10:o0hrs. : Take exit 4 at St Croix go to the Evangeline Trail, turn left (marked exit to Halifax), drive about ½ km … Continue reading

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Still space left on Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora Field Trip Aug 20-25

Nova Scotia is fortunate to be the home of a large, disjunct population of Atlantic Coastal Plains plant species. For most of these species, specialized habitats in South-West Nova Scotia are the only places in Canada where they can be … Continue reading

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May 22 Outdoor LIVE Member’s Meeting – Herring Cove, 5:30pm

We will have our first in-person meeting of the year on Victoria Day, May 22 at 5:30pm. We will meet in the parking lot near the Naval Firefighting School (Fleet School) at 31 Fire Rd near Herring Cove. Once everyone … Continue reading

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