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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 recive e-mail notification.

Menyanthes trifoliata (buckbean) occurs in the upper part of the Lawrencetown marsh
Sunday June 19, 2016
Lawrencetown Brackish Marsh

Many of our brackish marshes have been lost or are threatened. These marshes host a high diversity of flora and fauna. We will explore the brackish marsh in Lawrenctown Lake that lies across the road from Lawrencetown Beach on the eastern shore. Remnants of Acadian dykes criss-cross the marsh. Be prepared for wet footing and mosquitoes. A description of the site as documented in 1975 can be viewed here.
Meet: 1:30 pm at the Parking Lot at Lawrencetown Beach, Sun June 19, 2016
Register: Limit of 15 people. Please register with David Patriquin ( Please put NSWFS in subject line

Wed June 22
Bayers Lake Industrial park Nature trail

Heather Marchione is leading a small field trip on Wed, June 22/16 at 2 pm to 4 pm. This will be held in Bayers Lake Industrial park Nature trail. the trail head is across the street and up a bit from the HRM recycling Depot. The trail is on the south side of the lake and the rails to trails paved path is on the opposite side.
Bring Field Guides if you have one, water, foot ware that you don't mind getting wet, fly dope, hat and camera. Sometimes binoculars are handy too.
We will be sharing our trip with a group called Native Plants and Native orchids of NS.
Please email to confirm. This trip could be cancelled due to either poor weather or poor health: Heather Marchione, 902-440-5032,

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