Category Archives: conservation

NSWFS Letter on Owl’s Head

­ The following letter was emailed by the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society to the people listed below on January 30, 2020 Attn: Premier Stephen McNeil; Honourable Iain Rankin, Minister of Lands and Forestry; Honourable Gordon Wilson, Minister of the … Continue reading

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CPAWS asks for support to Save Owls Head Provincial Park Reserve

UPDATE: NSWFS writes letter “to express our concern with the de-listing of Owls Head Provincial Park Reserve and proposed golf course development on these public lands” View Owls Head NSWFS letter Jan 30, 2020 ————- From action.cpaws.org: “The Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Eagle Hill Field Seminars 2020 announced – On the eastern Maine coast

Several of our NS Wild Flora Society members have attended these classes at Eagle Hill, and rave about them. Click on image for details Below Posted Feb. 7 Announcing Eagle Hill Institute’s seminars on vascular plants Eagle Hill is right … Continue reading

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Sand Barrens Bioblitz on Sat June 8, NSNT evening Tues June 18, 2019

A couple of upcoming events that will be of interest to NSWFS folks: Sand Barrens Bioblitz From Ian Manning: Just a note to let you know that next Saturday, June 8th, Blomidon Naturalists Society is hosting a mini-bio-blitz in Meadowvale, … Continue reading

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Nature Trust’s Historic Land Campaign include two new properties, donations now matched 4:1 until April 5, 2019

From Nova Scotia Nature Trust: “Our Lasting Landscapes campaign was already on track for historic land conservation achievements. Now, an unexpected $400,000 top-up in matching funds means even greater biodiversity wins can be leveraged for Nova Scotia. We just added … Continue reading

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“Open” letter to Iain Rankin, Minister of Lands and Forestry

The Halifax Field Naturalist’s Conservation Committee wishes to bring an “open” letter to your attention. It is addressed to Iain Rankin, Minister of Lands and Forestry, from the Community Forests Shelburne County: Citizens Action for Ecological Forestry. By copying and pasting this … 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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Sunday Sept 9th, 1 pm to 4 pm, 2018: Volunteer andPlant ID at Dalhousie University campus/Bill Freedman native plant collection

Sunday Sept 9th, 1 pm to 4 pm, 2018: Volunteer andPlant ID at Dalhousie University campus/Bill Freedman native plant collection RAIN DATE: SAT Sep 8, 9 am to 1 pm only if on Friday the forecast indicates there will clearly … Continue reading

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Tues Aug 14, 2018: Rally to support the Green Network Plan

From OUR HRM Alliance: “Join us on Tuesday, August 14th at 9:00 (ish) to show your support for the Halifax Green Network Plan! “The Green Network Plan will FINALLY be going to Council that day at 10:00AM. We want to … Continue reading

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Monday April 23, 2018: AGM and Sean Blaney on an Arctic Flora Paradise in the Cape Breton Highlands

Monday April 23, 2018 AGM and Sean Blaney on an Arctic Flora Paradise in the Cape Breton Highlands Following our short Annual General Meeting, our speaker will be Sean Blaney of the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre. Sean will present … Continue reading

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