Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

Monday March 25, 2019 – Roots of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust: 25 years of Preserving Places for Special Plants

  The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is celebrating 25 years of land conservation this year! Join Jessica Bradford, Conservation Project Coordinator, as she takes you through a short history of the Nature Trust rooted in preserving places for special and … Continue reading

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NSWFS Nature Conservacy of Canada Talk

On Monday February 25 2019, guest  speaker and member Doug van Hemessen will inform us about some of the newest Nature Conservancy of Canada properties in Nova Scotia including the new acquisition in the Tatamagouche area.  We plan to visit … Continue reading

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Members’ Photo Night Monday Jan. 28, 2019

On Monday Jan. 29, all NSWFS members have an opportunity to share their favourite recent photos on the high quality projector in the Museum of Natural History.  Select up to 10 of your favourite flora slides of the year or from any … Continue reading

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Bob’s Talk being Repeated Jan 3

3 Unique Habitats: Albert Mines, Cape Breton, Shingle Lake For those that missed it (or found he ran through the pictures too fast), Bob Kennedy will be repeating his presentation of his “3 Trips to Unique Habitats” at the Halifax … Continue reading

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Visit to Blue Curls site

  On Aug. 25 (and again with David Patriquin on Sep 2), Charles Cron and Bob Kennedy canoed and hiked out to the only known site of Blue Curls (Trichostema dichotomum) in the Maritimes. We wish to thank Sean Blaney … Continue reading

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Exploring Cape Breton July 21-30

Bob Kennedy and Jeff White are mounting a trip to explore Cape Breton flora from July 21-July 30. It includes the Baleine area, Aspy Bay and Meat Cove at the extreme North-West tip. We will be looking for arctic species … Continue reading

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Yellow Lady’s Slipper in Bloom

This weekend is perfect timing to see the Yellow Lady’s Slippers Orchids by Meadow Pond near Windsor. Also starting to bloom in the gypsum scree is Balsam Ragwort.

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Albert Mines, NB

I just got back from the gypsum talus slopes outside Albert Mines NB and had a pretty good day of finding new things. The particular draw for me was the only population of Dryas integrifolia in the Maritimes outside of … Continue reading

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