Category Archives: Featured Talks

Monday, Nov 25, 2019: Sean Haughian on the Lichens and Liverworts growing on the trees, soil and rocks of Atlantic Canada

Sean R. Haughian is Curator of Botany at the Nova Scotia Museum and he has specialized in lichens, liverworts and bryophytes in his many years as a field and lab botanist. Nova Scotia has one of the best habitats in … 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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NS WIld Flora Society Meeting Monday, Apr. 22, 2019 7:30PM

Our speaker, Sean Blaney, will focus on recent fieldwork and new discoveries in Nova Scotia, especially in the Cape Breton Highlands in the highest elevation region of the National Park between Cheticamp and Clyburne Brook. Sean is the Executive Director … Continue reading

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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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Mon Nov 26, 2018: Marion and Keith on Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

At our next regular meeting, NSWFS members Keith Vaughan and Marion Sensen will talk about their visit to the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks in Wyoming, USA, in October 2015. The talk will be illustrated with photographs taken at … 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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Monday Sep 25, 2017: Building a functional mini-meadow without shocking the neighbours (too much)..

Monday Sep 25, 2017 Building a functional mini-meadow without shocking the neighbours (too much)..  Mary Macaulay wants to be pollinator-friendly and will tell us how she is doing it. Mary, a long-time member of NSWFS, is owner and operator of … Continue reading

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