Category Archives: forest ecology

Canopy Lichens: Identification and Ecology – Eagle Head Seminar

   Instructor: Gary Perlmutter Dates: July 18th–July 27th, 2022 Times: 7PM–9PM ET Scheduling Details: July 18, 20, 22, 25, & 27 Tuition Cost: $150 US Description: This seminar will introduce participants to the learning about lichens growing in the treetops, … Continue reading

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Chignecto Botanical Walk, MOVED to Monday, July 4th

Learn more about the natural flora of the Chignecto Isthmus!  Monday, June 27th,  1:30pm-4:30pm  Nature Conservancy Canada, in conjunction with the Atlantic Conservation Data Centre, has generously offered to join with us on a field trip in and around some of the … Continue reading

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Field trip to Meguma Falls Saturday May 21

This will be an all day trip to see the spring ephemerals and more. Bring field guides cameras, binoculars, loupes, lunch, water and snacks. Dress for the weather including rain, wear waterproof hiking boots or rubber boots. We will go … Continue reading

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Comments submitted to PPA Consultation with a focus on the Ingram River Conservation Area 27 Sep 2021

Nova Scotia Parks and Protected Areas Summer 2021 Consultation Comments submitted on Sep 27, 2021 on behalf of the Halifax Field Naturalists and the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society by David Patriquin (Member of the Conservation Committee of the Halifax … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip: Sat June 12/21 10:00-12:00hrs. Jack Pine Barrens

Members Only. Max 5 participants. Jack Pine Barrens:  Jack pine ,open and closed cones; Mountain sandwort; Hudsonia, Chokeberry, and others in bloom now.  Meet Parking Lot Near Naval Firefighting School. Will walk to selected sites along Purcel’s Cove Rd. and … Continue reading

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NSWFS Monthly ZOOM Meeting Mar 22 – Old Growth Identification and Protection on Crown Lands

  The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society is inviting you to our March 22nd, 2021 ZOOM Meeting. Regular business will start at 7:00 pm. Our presenters from Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry will be Peter Bush – Provincial Landscape … Continue reading

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NSWFS appeals planned logging on Crown land in Cumberland Co. 15Dec2020

Submitted to Forestry Maps via the HPMV (Harvest Plan Map Viewer, re: DNR ID CU060268, 9 ha Variable Retention 20%  We (NSWFS) have walked the extent of this proposed clearcut (20% retention) and have established that it is old growth climax … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip to Troop Island

Members only : Troop Island. Old growth trees on Nova Scotia Nature Trust property.  Sat. June 13 with alternate dates June 20 /21 whichever is best re weather concerns (rain wind etc).Boat crossing to island. Register with Charles Cron before … Continue reading

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The oak woodland in south-end Halifax

“The Oaks” is the estate at the south end of Robie Street in Halifax. It  includes a historic house, lawns and gardens and the surrounding mostly red-oak woodland. It was occupied by Premier Robert Stanfield for a lengthy period; he … 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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