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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Flying Squirrel Adventures Nature Outings

Flying Squirrel Adventures All Ages Nature Program in the Annapolis Valley We know that nature is always teaching. Flying Squirrel Adventures (FSA) helps facilitate learning about nature IN nature by bringing people together to share, explore and grow. We will help you connect with nature through games, activities, challenges, discussions, presentations, workshops and more! Check …

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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 (https://decisia.lexum.com/nsc/nssc/en/item/479814/index.do). 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.