Category Archives: walks

Field trip to Balancing Rock, Long Island – Sunday March 24, 2024

Balancing Rock Trail on Long Island. Meet at trail head at 10:00 hrs. If you miss the Ferry at 09:30 catch the next crossing. We will be near the start of the trail and looking for Skunk Cabbage in bloom, … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Valley View Prov. Park (Bridgetown) – Oct 28 or 29

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to Valley View Provincial Park, near Bridgetown on Oct 28 (or 29 if weathered).  American beech  is the dominant tree and this is one of the best beech forests left in NS. … Continue reading

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Sat Oct 14, 2023 at 1 pm: Sandy Lake (Bedford) Old Forest walk

David Patriquin will lead this walk on Sat Oct 14, 2023. If Saturday look very rainy, it will be on Sunday, Oct 15. Check this post if uncertain; ‘will update/confirm Fri at noon. We will meet 1 p,m* in the … Continue reading

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Event of interest: Chebucto Moose Field Meeting on Sunday Oct 22, 2023

Details & Registration Here More about the Chebcto Moose Here

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Field Trip : Polly’s Cove – Sunday Oct 1

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to the Polly’s Cove Trail (between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover)  It will be on Sunday, Oct 1 Take the 101 from Halifax: exit 5 at Upper Tantallon : turn  left at … Continue reading

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NSWFS/Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Botanical Walks – June 26 Inverness County

There will be two walks near Lake Ainsley on June 26 The morning walk will be conducted by the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society to see the Showy Lady’s Slippers. Participants will meet at 1171 Blackstone Rd. (at the intersection … Continue reading

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Meguma Falls Field Trip with Nature NS – May 27

Field Trip starts at the Yellow Birch Trailhead 9:00AM May 27. We will follow Sandy Cope trail (solid red line) then the trail to Meguma Falls (dotted line). The Sandy Cope Trail is easy and the Meguma Falls Trail is … Continue reading

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Ram’s Head Lady’s Slipper Field Trip May 26 Confirmed

Trip is now confirmed. Meet at the Carpool Parking lot near exit 4 at St Croix at 10:o0hrs. : Take exit 4 at St Croix go to the Evangeline Trail, turn left (marked exit to Halifax), drive about ½ km … Continue reading

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Still space left on Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora Field Trip Aug 20-25

Nova Scotia is fortunate to be the home of a large, disjunct population of Atlantic Coastal Plains plant species. For most of these species, specialized habitats in South-West Nova Scotia are the only places in Canada where they can be … Continue reading

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May 22 Outdoor LIVE Member’s Meeting – Herring Cove, 5:30pm

We will have our first in-person meeting of the year on Victoria Day, May 22 at 5:30pm. We will meet in the parking lot near the Naval Firefighting School (Fleet School) at 31 Fire Rd near Herring Cove. Once everyone … Continue reading

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