Programme: Upcoming Meetings and Events for 2015
Through the fall, winter and spring, we meet at 7:30 pm on the 4th Monday of the month in the auditorium of the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer Street, Halifax. Meetings are open to the public. Field trips are held throughout the year, but most frequently during the summer. They are usually held on a Saturday or Sunday. The field trips are also open to the public, except when numbers must be restricted.
NS Wild Flora Society Board hard at work planning programme (fall, 2014).
Caitlin Porter joined the board in 2015.
Events during the summer are often scheduled on short notice.
Members receive e-mail notification.
April 24, 2017: AGM & Sean Blaney on new botanical findings
Featured Presentation: Sean Blaney (Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre): Review of new botanical findings for N.S.
Meet at NS Museum of Natural History at 7:30 p.m.
Sat April 29, 2017 ( Rain Date Apr 30): Avon Penninsula
Expect to see : leatherwood in bloom, Shepherdia canadensis, Ostrich fern Amphitheatre, beaverdam, and more. Bring camera lunch water binoculars. Wear rubber boots to get through wet areas around beaver dam, (hikers may be ok if waterproof). A little rough through this area.
To get there:
Highway 14 to Junction , turn towards Mantua past small General store on left then turn left at intersection onto Avondale road; go past the Miller creek Gypsum mine (closed): to Poplar Grove ,at intersection take Ferry Road ( right turn at triangle intersection) large farm on the right, go along Ferry Road (towards Belmont) to a cleared area with the Miller Creek mine on the right and a parking area and old logging road on the left. (only road that crosses Ferry Road). Park at the logging road entrance. We will walk from there. 3-4 km to Hepatica site.
Anyone interested please call me , Charles Cron at 902 477 8272 by 7:00 pm Friday evening Apr 28. Best to call in the evening between 8:00pm and 11:00 pm before Friday. I will need your name and phone number so I may contact you in case of cancellation or change related to weather and unforseen events. You may also contact me by email before Friday Apr 29. I may not see your email Friday night. ccron72AThotmail.com
June 16th to 18th, 2017: Parrsboro Excursion
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