Category Archives: Featured Talks

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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AGM & Sean Blaney Presentation – Monday Apr. 25, 2022

Epigaea repens (Trailing arbutus) – Photo: Bob Kennedy Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society Annual General Meeting  Our 2022 AGM will take place Apr 25 at 7:00pm via Zoom. See the attached agenda. Following the AGM, Sean Blaney of the Atlantic Canada … Continue reading

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March 28 Online Member’s Meeting: Eastern Dwarf Mistletoe in Nova Scotia.

Eastern Dwarf Mistletoe Male Staminate Flowers  – Photo by Bob Guscott Bob Guscott will be giving a talk on the identification, biology, distribution and ecology of Eastern Dwarf Mistletoe at our member’s Zoom meeting on March 28. Bob is retired after … Continue reading

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Feb 28 Online Member’s Meeting: Introducing iNaturalist and the City Nature Challenge

There will be a members Zoom meeting on Feb 28 at 7:00PM. All NSWFS members should have recently received an email invitation. Please contact Anne Mills ocotillo8@gmail.com if you did not. Mary Kennedy will provide us with an introduction to … Continue reading

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Nov 22 Online Members Meeting: Finding Beauty and Diversity in our Mosses and Liverworts

The last meeting for 2021 will be a ZOOM only meeting at 7 pm, Monday November 22, 2021. Invitations to the ZOOM meeting will be emailed to members soon. Photo Anne Mills The presenter will be retired Biologist Anne Mills … Continue reading

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Oct 25 Online Members meeting: Destination Botany (or What I did on my summer vacation)

The next NSWFS meeting will be a Zoom only meeting at 7:00PM on Oct 25. Invitations to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to members soon. The presenter will be the avid botanical naturalist Jeff White. Mainly in July of … Continue reading

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NSWFS Monthly ZOOM Meeting Mar 22 – Old Growth Identification and Protection on Crown Lands

  The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society is inviting you to our March 22nd, 2021 ZOOM Meeting. Regular business will start at 7:00 pm. Our presenters from Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry will be Peter Bush – Provincial Landscape … Continue reading

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Gardening with Native Plants Webinar

The Blomindon Naturalist Society is hosting a Webinar: Ask-the-Expert: Native Plant Gardening Tuesday June 30, 7 – 8 pm (webinar) Gardening with native plants creates a win-win-win: for the gardener and our local flora and fauna. Native plants are easy … Continue reading

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Looking for Circumboreal Plants Common to Two Continents – and A Visit to the Linnaean Botanical Garden in Uppsala, Sweden

Monday Feb. 24 Bob Kennedy had the opportunity to briefly visit Northern Europe this past summer. He became fascinated by the few plants which were native to both Europe and Nova Scotia and the many more that were similar, yet … Continue reading

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Members’ Photo Night Monday Jan. 27, 2020

On Monday Jan. 27, all NSWFS members have an opportunity to share their favourite recent photos on the high quality projector in the Museum of Natural History.  Select up to 10 of your favourite flora slides of the year or from any … Continue reading

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