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.
ST. MARGARET’S BAY BOTANY SATURDAY , JUN. 8, with a rain date of June 9th
This is a field trip being held by the Halifax Field Naturalists
Join the NS Wild Flora Society’s President Charles Cron to explore the botany along a hiking trail in the St. Margaret’s Bay Area. We’ll begin with a first fen at an old saw mill site described as a true fen surrounded by old spruce woods. The second fen has intact mature spruce woods and a recent clear-cut. Trilliums and Stemless Lady’s Slippers will be in bloom at this time. Rubber boots will be necessary!
Rain Date: Sunday June 9nd
Contact: Carol Klar, email@example.com, 443-3385
Time/place: 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot of Tim Horton’s near the Sobey’s gas bar, at Exit 5 off Hwy 103.
Duration: 2 hours
Difficulty: E asy to moderate
Monday May 27 2019: Regular meeting night Outdoors: Hobblebush in Dingle Park (aka Fleming Park)
Meet 6;30pm in the Parking lot at the Dingle Tower. If Hobblebush have past peak may travel to an alternate site nearby. Easy walking. Short distance. Charles will watch area and if peak bloom is early will post to website so all may have a chance to see an impressive display of this under story plant.
Photos Charles Cron
3 Day Summer Field Trip in Tatamagouche – July 26 to 28