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Our HRM Alliance Alarmed

The OurHRM Alliance has news that a number of councillors plan to fundamentally undermine the Regional Plan at the regional Council Meeting on Tuesday, Feb 25th and urges that “Anyone and everyone who believes residents should have a say in how and where HRM grows should contact councillors and attend council on Tuesday Feb. 25 […]

Thursday, Feb. 6: “McNab’s Island – A Gem in Halifax Harbour”

Carolyn Mont, a long-time friend of McNab’s Island, stated, “McNab’s is near and dear to my heart.” She will discuss the flora and fauna as well as the social history of the island at our regular meeting Thursday evening. All welcome. Read more

Jan 9, 2014: Annual Sewer Stroll

HFN and the Nova Scotia Bird Society, led by HFN/NSBS member Dennis Hippern, will visit all the favourite winter birding sites in and around Halifax Harbour looking for ducks, gulls, and alcids – Hartlen Point, Eastern Passage, Dartmouth Cove, Sullivan’s Pond, Tuft’s Cove, and the Bedford Waterfront. See Walks & Talks

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014: Important N.S. Bird Areas

Sue Abbott, N.S. Programme Coordinator with Bird Studies Canada, will discuss sites across Nova Scotia that are designated as Important Bird Areas. What a great way to begin 2014 in advance of the Annual Sewer Stroll! In advance, you might like to check out http://www.birdscanada.org/volunteer/nsplover. Read more

Thursday, December 5: The Florida Birding Trail & Holiday Social

Wendy and Bob McDonald will show photos of some of the special birds and other creatures encountered on their Florida escape in early April. Our annual members’ Holiday Social will take place after the talk. Please bring your sweets or savouries and non-alcoholic beverages to the usual meeting area. A subscription to the Halifax Field […]

Thursday, November 7: Urban Forest Master Plan

This presentation by John Charles, Project Manager for the UFMP, will provide an overview of the research and development of the plan as well as the implementation actions that are being accomplished in 2013. 7:30 p.m. at the NSMNH Read more

Monday Oct 28, 2013: Jamie Simpson on Old Growth Forests

Jamie Simpson, author of Restoring the Acadian Forest, will talk to the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society about priceless remnants of old growth forests in the Maritimes. All welcome, 7:30 pm at NS Museum of Natural History. View Poster.

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013: Whopper Drop Trail

Join a leisurely paced walk jointly sponsored by the Halifax Field Naturalists and the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society (NSWFS). Read more

Oct 18&19, 2013 in Parrsboro: Rising Sea Level Conference 2013

The Fundy Geological Museum, Ottawa House by the Sea Museum, FORCE Centre and the Town of Parrsboro are hosting a second Rising Sea Level Conference in Parrsboro, NS, on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th, 2013. (The (first was in 2012.) The 2-day conference includes talks and field trips addressing the effects of sea […]

Environmental Report Card for NS political parties

The Nova Scotia Environmental Network released their Environmental Report Card today, citing 27 questions addressed to Nova Scotia Greens, Liberals, NDP, Conservatives, the answers they received and their comments and grades on the same.

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013: Native Fern Landscaping

Iain Jack, who operates Fernwood Plant Nursery in Hubbards, N.S., will explore via a slide presentation the unique and ancient history of ferns, aspects of fern ecology, ways of growing and using ferns, and the diversity of native ferns. Read more

Bill Betty on Cougars

Bill Betty, a mountain lion advocate, will be giving a presentation on Wednesday, September 18 from 7-9 in the Museum of Natural History auditorium. This talk will cover all aspects of Cougar behavior including reproduction, predation and habituation. He will also discuss the various theories explaining how cougars have rapidly reoccupied the Northeast. The talk […]