Author Archives: Bob Kennedy

Sep 26  Online Members Meeting Cancelled!

Due to our inability to predict how Hurricane Fiona will affect our ability to hold an online meeting, we are cancelling the member’s meeting scheduled for Monday Sep 26. We will post more information on possibly rescheduling it after the … Continue reading

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Burkhard Plache June 21 1965 September 10 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our members: Burkhard Plache. He was a pillar of the Halifax naturalist community and will be sorely missed by his wife Ingrid and all of us who … 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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Sep 26 Online Member’s Meeting – The Diverse Bees of NS

Our next member’s meeting will be via Zoom at 7:00pm on Sep 26. Invitations will be emailed to members closer to the date. Bees pollinate many flowers that are important for people. There are far more bees that share NS … Continue reading

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Canopy Lichens: Identification and Ecology – Eagle Head Seminar

   Instructor: Gary Perlmutter Dates: July 18th–July 27th, 2022 Times: 7PM–9PM ET Scheduling Details: July 18, 20, 22, 25, & 27 Tuition Cost: $150 US Description: This seminar will introduce participants to the learning about lichens growing in the treetops, … Continue reading

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Chignecto Botanical Walk, MOVED to Monday, July 4th

Learn more about the natural flora of the Chignecto Isthmus!  Monday, June 27th,  1:30pm-4:30pm  Nature Conservancy Canada, in conjunction with the Atlantic Conservation Data Centre, has generously offered to join with us on a field trip in and around some of the … Continue reading

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Nature Canada Webinar – Canada’s New Climate Adaption Plan

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Upcoming Field Seminar on Liverworts – Eagle Hill

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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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