Category Archives: walks

Field Trip to Polly’s Cove Now on Oct. 29 or Oct. 30

The field trip to the Polly’s Cove Trail (between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover) has been reschedule to either Saturday Oct. 29. or Sunday Oct. 30. The call for which date will be made a few days before once Charlie … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Polly’s Cove Trail moved to Sunday Oct 2

The field trip to the Polly’s Cove Trail (between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover) has been moved to the following weekend due to Hurricane Fiona. Meet at Parking area: 10:00 Am Sunday Oct 2. Rain Date Sat. Oct 1. Take … Continue reading

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Next Member’s Meeting – Outdoors, Eisner’s Cove Wetland, Dartmouth – May 30

Our next members meeting will NOT be on Zoom, but instead will be live outdoors at Eisner’s Cove wetland. This will be on May 30, which is the FIFTH Monday of the month (usually we meet on the fourth Monday). … 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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Field trip to Crystal Crescent Beach Park Sunday Apr 10

Sunday Apr 10 looks ok for a field trip to Crystal Crescent Beach  Park. Expect the Gate to be locked.  Meet in the Parking area outside the Gate. 09:00 hrs. Emphasis on coastal Black Spruce and search for Eastern Dwarf … Continue reading

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Proposed NSWFS Field Trip to Cape Breton July 25-July 31 (or Aug 3)

   Lookoff on Aspy Trail, Broad-Lipped Twayblade, View to Scaterie Island – Photos Bob Kennedy We are planning a botanical themed field trip to Cape Breton for the period of July 25 to 31, with the possibility for an extension … Continue reading

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NSWFS Field Trip. Jan 29/22 – Crystal Crescent Beach

Photos Charles Cron Crystal Crescent Beach Park. Meet 10:00 am. Weather permitting. Meet at the Park entrance which is gated and closed. There is parking space for at least 5 -7 cars , with additional spaces along the side of … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Maguma Falls – Sat. Nov 20

Photo Hayden Breau The NSWFS is hosting a Field Trip to Maguma Falls and selected associated trails on Saturday, Nov. 20.  This is a preparation for another trip to this area in the spring of 2022. From Halifax and area, … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Labrador Castle Rock, near Chester Oct 2

Labrador Castle walk/hike; Sat .Oct 2, 10:00 AM. Meet at Parking lot at Chester -East River exit (7) from Hwy.103, at the side of the exit road just as it meets Highway 3. The rail trail is about 1km from … Continue reading

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Trip to Area SW of Lake Rossignol

  A few members of NSWFS are submitting an application to Lands and Forests for access to some lands near protected areas to the south and west of Lake Rossignol. The road in is gated and we need to apply … Continue reading

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