Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

Nature Canada Webinar – Canada’s New Climate Adaption Plan

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Upcoming Field Seminar on Liverworts – Eagle Hill

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Next Member’s Meeting – Outdoors, Eisner’s Cove Wetland, Dartmouth – May 30

Our next members meeting will NOT be on Zoom, but instead will be live outdoors at Eisner’s Cove wetland. This will be on May 30, which is the FIFTH Monday of the month (usually we meet on the fourth Monday). … Continue reading

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Field trip to Meguma Falls Saturday May 21

This will be an all day trip to see the spring ephemerals and more. Bring field guides cameras, binoculars, loupes, lunch, water and snacks. Dress for the weather including rain, wear waterproof hiking boots or rubber boots. We will go … Continue reading

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AGM & Sean Blaney Presentation – Monday Apr. 25, 2022

Epigaea repens (Trailing arbutus) – Photo: Bob Kennedy Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society Annual General Meeting  Our 2022 AGM will take place Apr 25 at 7:00pm via Zoom. See the attached agenda. Following the AGM, Sean Blaney of the Atlantic Canada … Continue reading

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Eagle Hill Institute’s 2022 Vascular Plant Seminars

Eagle Hill is right on the coast of Eastern Maine, between Acadia National Park and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge. *Please note that proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) is required for acceptance into our seminars. July 10–16 — Grass … Continue reading

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Lichen/Bryophyte Guided Hike for City Nature Challenge – Saturday, April 30

4 Different Cladonia Lichens – Photo Bob Kennedy There will be a Guided Hike at the Nicols Lake Trail – Saturday, April 30 This event is co-hosted with the Nova Scotia Museum for the 2022 City Nature Challenge Sean Haughian from the Nova … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Meeting via Teams April 13

Photo Irwin Barrett/Ecology Action Centre PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT SESSION Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes (BMBCL) Comprehensive Study Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM The Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes (BMBCL) area is located on the western edge of the Halifax urban … Continue reading

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Field trip to Crystal Crescent Beach Park Sunday Apr 10

Sunday Apr 10 looks ok for a field trip to Crystal Crescent Beach  Park. Expect the Gate to be locked.  Meet in the Parking area outside the Gate. 09:00 hrs. Emphasis on coastal Black Spruce and search for Eastern Dwarf … Continue reading

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Proposed NSWFS Field Trip to Cape Breton July 25-July 31 (or Aug 3)

   Lookoff on Aspy Trail, Broad-Lipped Twayblade, View to Scaterie Island – Photos Bob Kennedy We are planning a botanical themed field trip to Cape Breton for the period of July 25 to 31, with the possibility for an extension … Continue reading

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