Category Archives: forest ecology

Member’s Meeting Outdoors Point Pleasant May 27, 6:30pm

The next and final meeting (until next fall) for the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society will be outdoors, rain or shine, at Point Pleasant Park in Halifax on Monday May 27 at 6:30pm. Please meet us at the Prince of … Continue reading

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Newest Eagle Hill Seminars

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Winter Identification of Trees and Woody Plants of the Northern Forest (December 5–19, 2023) – Eagle Hill Online Mini-Seminar

Title: Winter Identification of Trees and Woody Plants of the Northern Forest Instructor: Erika Mitchell Dates: December 5, 9, 12, 16, and 19, 2023 Times: 7–9PM ET Tuition Cost: $225 Description: Winter is a wonderful time to get to know … Continue reading

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Mar 27 Online Member’s Meeting – The Logic of Black Ash

Our next member’s meeting is on Monday March 27, 7:00pm via Zoom. If you are an NSWFS member, you should receive an email towards the end of the prior week with a Zoom link to the meeting. If you do … Continue reading

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Feb 27 Online Member’s Meeting – Botanical Tales and Climate Change in Nova Scotia

Our next member’s meeting will be via Zoom at 7:00pm on Feb 27. Invitations will be emailed to members closer to the date. David Garbary is a Professor of Biology at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. He will be giving … Continue reading

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Online Member’s Meeting Oct. 24 – The Origin, Rationale and Results of the Last Hope Camp

Our next member’s meeting will be via Zoom at 7:00pm on Oct 24. Nina Newington will be our guest speaker. The Last Hope camp was a protest camp established on a logging road in Annapolis County on 2nd December, 2021. The goal … 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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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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Comments submitted to PPA Consultation with a focus on the Ingram River Conservation Area 27 Sep 2021

Nova Scotia Parks and Protected Areas Summer 2021 Consultation Comments submitted on Sep 27, 2021 on behalf of the Halifax Field Naturalists and the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society by David Patriquin (Member of the Conservation Committee of the Halifax … Continue reading

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