Species at Risk Court Case – A Summary

March 1, 2020

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 Halifax Field Naturalists filed for …Read more >

New: Wildflower Book by the BNS

June 26, 2020

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. 

Amazing Eagle Picture

This photograph of a bald eagle and its reflection is amazing!

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 monthly event details: or …Read more >

Report: Expedition to Isle Haute

Please see our attached report, “Maskusetkik, Isle Haute: Informative Essay on Biological Inventory during 2018 Expedition”, to satisfy our requirements for the BNS Fund. Thank you, again, for the funding. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to have been able to carry out the project and we know many others in the region have greatly benefited from the Fund as well. …Read more >

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Emerald Ash Borer Information

July 16, 2018

This presentation was given at the BNS Monthly meeting in June 2018 by Ron Neville of the CFIA. Due to the present threat of these invasive insects to forests in Kings County and Nova Scotia in general, it was decided to link to the presentation notes here. Thanks again to Ron Neville for his excellent presentation, and making this information …Read more >