Category Archives: walks

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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Field trip to see Ram’s Heads May 20

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to see a colony of Ram’s Head Lady’s Slippers near Windsor on Monday May 20 at 10:00AM. Exit the 101 at Highway 14 to head east towards Brooklyn. Just after exiting the … Continue reading

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Trip to Smiley’s Provincial Park – Sat. Apr. 27

Charlie will be leading a trip to Smiley’s Provincial Park. This is a focused walk to see a Nature Trust property with Hazelnut in bloom and leatherwood shrub in Smiley’s Park as well as the general destruction caused by last … Continue reading

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Additional Hikes for City Nature Challenge Apr 27

Saturday, 27 April, 2024, 9:00AM:  Halifax Field Naturalists City Nature Challenge Walk (CNC) (iNaturalist) Dr. Sean Haughian, Curator of Botany and interdisciplinary ecologist at the Nova Scotia Museum, has graciously offered to lead a HFN CNC walk on Saturday, April, … Continue reading

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Field trip to Balancing Rock, Long Island – Sunday March 24, 2024

Balancing Rock Trail on Long Island. Meet at trail head at 10:00 hrs. If you miss the Ferry at 09:30 catch the next crossing. We will be near the start of the trail and looking for Skunk Cabbage in bloom, … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Valley View Prov. Park (Bridgetown) – Oct 28 or 29

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to Valley View Provincial Park, near Bridgetown on Oct 28 (or 29 if weathered).  American beech  is the dominant tree and this is one of the best beech forests left in NS. … Continue reading

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Sat Oct 14, 2023 at 1 pm: Sandy Lake (Bedford) Old Forest walk

David Patriquin will lead this walk on Sat Oct 14, 2023. If Saturday look very rainy, it will be on Sunday, Oct 15. Check this post if uncertain; ‘will update/confirm Fri at noon. We will meet 1 p,m* in the … Continue reading

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Event of interest: Chebucto Moose Field Meeting on Sunday Oct 22, 2023

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Field Trip : Polly’s Cove – Sunday Oct 1

Charles Cron will be leading a field trip to the Polly’s Cove Trail (between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover)  It will be on Sunday, Oct 1 Take the 101 from Halifax: exit 5 at Upper Tantallon : turn  left at … Continue reading

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NSWFS/Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Botanical Walks – June 26 Inverness County

There will be two walks near Lake Ainsley on June 26 The morning walk will be conducted by the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society to see the Showy Lady’s Slippers. Participants will meet at 1171 Blackstone Rd. (at the intersection … Continue reading

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