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Hope for Hemlocks

The Bay Journal published this interesting paper that imagines a not-so-bleak future for Hemlock’s, despite the onslaught of the invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). HWA has been reported in a number of locations across southwest Nova Scotia and it is only a matter of time before it is found north and eastward. Is there any …

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Species at Risk Court Case – A Summary

Soren Bondrup-Nielsen The following is a summary of the Species at Risk court case largely lifted from The Honourable Justice Christa M. Brothers’ ruling, published by The Courts of Nova Scotia ( On 24 January, 2019, Jamie Simpson of Juniper Law, on behalf of Bob Bancroft, Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists, Blomidon Naturalists Society and …

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New Wildflower Field Guide

The Blomidon Naturalists Society has now published a new pocket guide  (10 cm x 17 cm) to the wildflowers of Nova Scotia.  It is be sold online by the BNS for $24.00 (including mailing).  Go to the Publications page for details and ordering.