Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

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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Mark the Date – Acadia University Native Plant Sale June 3

One of the best sources of ethically grown native plants is the Native Plant Sale at the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens at Acadia University in Wolfville. This year it is on Saturday June 3. I need to confirm the times, … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society Annual General Meeting – Apr 24 7:00pm via Zoom

Beaked Hazel Corylus cornuta and Eastern Leatherwood Dirca palustris – Photos Bob Kennedy Our 2022 AGM will take place Apr 24 at 7:00pm via Zoom. If you are a NSWFS member, you should receive an email zoom invitation with attached … Continue reading

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Hike to McIntosh Run Trails for City Nature Challenge – Sat. Apr. 29

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Mar 27 Online Member’s Meeting – The Logic of Black Ash

Our next member’s meeting is on Monday March 27, 7:00pm via Zoom. If you are an NSWFS member, you should receive an email towards the end of the prior week with a Zoom link to the meeting. If you do … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip Balancing Rock Trail MOVED AGAIN, now Saturday March 25, 2023

Our annual field trip to Digby Neck Balancing Rock Trail to find the first bloomers of spring: early flowering skunk cabbage and dwarf mistletoe, has been moved to Sat March 25, again due to weather.  Register with Charles Cron if you would like … Continue reading

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Feb 27 Online Member’s Meeting – Botanical Tales and Climate Change in Nova Scotia

Our next member’s meeting will be via Zoom at 7:00pm on Feb 27. Invitations will be emailed to members closer to the date. David Garbary is a Professor of Biology at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. He will be giving … Continue reading

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Member’s Slide Night

Tonight (Jan. 30) is our member’s meeting and slide night. If you are a member, you should have received an email with the link for the Zoom meeting. We seem to have had some problems with the emails, so if … Continue reading

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Eagle Hill Field Seminars for Summer 2023

Join the people at Eagle Hill this summer for a week-long, natural history seminar taught by expert field biologists. Eagle Hill is located on the coast of Maine, between Acadia National Park and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge. For more … Continue reading

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Nov 28  Online Members Meeting: The Diverse Bees of Nova Scotia 

Our next member’s meeting will be via Zoom at 7:00pm on Nov 28. Invitations will be emailed to members closer to the date. This is the talk that was cancelled in Sep due to hurricane Fiona. Bees pollinate many flowers … Continue reading

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