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Sunetra Ekanayake: Botanical Watercolours Exhibition at MSV, Nov 9 – Jan 26, 2019

November 9, 2019 – January 26, 2020 Curator: Laura Ritchie Year 2019 Theme Botanical, Painting Organized by MSVU Art Gallery Dr. Sunetra Ekanayake is a biologist and naturalist. Exploring the wilderness of Nova Scotia, she records flora and fauna encountered … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Nature Trust Hike Sept. 7

Please join the Nova Scotia Nature Trust for a ‘Connecting with Nature’ Event in partnership with their friends at the Ecology Action Centre: Conserving and Enjoying the Fire-Prone Backlands Saturday, September 7th, 10am The Purcells Cove Backlands contain a vast … Continue reading

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Monthly Wild Flora Meeting Monday Sep 23

  Our speaker, Alain Belliveau, will talk about his explorations for the Ram’s-head Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium arietinum), a small but beautiful orchid whose very few populations are ranked as vulnerable in Nova Scotia.    Alain is the Botanist and collections … 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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Monday May 27 2019: Regular meeting night Outdoors: Hobblebush in Dingle Park (aka Fleming Park)

Meet 6;30pm in the Parking lot at the Dingle Tower. If Hobblebush have past peak may travel to an alternate site nearby. Easy walking. Short distance. Charlie will watch area and if peak bloom is early will post to website … Continue reading

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Native Plant Sale – Acadia U. Wolfville, May 4, 2019 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Location: KC Irving Centre and Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens – 32 University Ave., Wolfville Help support biodiversity by growing native plants in your garden. A variety of native perennials grown by volunteers from seed collected at the Harriet Irving Botanical … Continue reading

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LICHEN HIKE & WORKSHOP for 2019 CITY NATURE CHALLENGE – HALIFAX

PART I: Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness hike & collecting ● WHEN: April 26, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm ● WHERE: Meet at parking area at the end of Saskatoon Drive, near Maskwa Aquatic Club ● WHO: Dr. Sean Haughian, … Continue reading

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April 26 to April 29, 2019: City Nature Challenge – Halifax

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Botanical Art Show Sat Oct 20

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Aug 26, 2018: Lichens at Sugar Moon Farm

August 26, 2018 2:45pm to 6:30pm Nature Night at Sugar Moon Farm! Learn about lichen and the forests that surround us. You must book ahead. “There is so much more to Lichen than meets the eye! Join Lichenologist Robert Cameron* … Continue reading

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