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Wed Nov 7, 2018: Documentary & Discussion on Forest Bioenergy

The Halifax Field Naturalists Club is one of the partners in showing the film ““Burned – Are Trees the New Coal?” on November 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History There will be a panel discussion following the film.

New documentary on Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Nova Scotia

An informative, up-to-date documentary on Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Nova Scotia has just been released by the Blomidon Field Naturalists. The significance of eastern hemlock in NS and the possible impacts of HWA (aka “hemlock vampires“) are discussed in the YouTube video, followed by  “what you can do to help prevent or slow down this […]

Scott Leslie’s clear-cut photos of clearcuts

Scott Leslie was our guest speaker on Thurs Dec 7, 2017, his topic: Untamed Atlantic Canada. Scott’s photographs and reading from his latest book (Untamed Atlantic Canada) held us spellbound. After the final questions about his presentation he asked if we would be interested in seeing some of his aerial views of clearcuts in Annapolis […]

Thurs Oct 19, 2017: Forest Funeral

The Healthy Forest Coalition is sponsoring a “Forest Funeral” on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 – 1:00 pm, meeting at the Grand Parade Square (1770 Barrington Street) for a march to PROVINCE HOUSE. HFN is member of the Healthy Forest Coalition. We invite all members and friends to join this event.

NSDNR responds to HFN Conservation Committee document

The Conservation Committee of the Halifax Field Naturalists submitted a document, Impacts of forestry in Nova Scotia on conservation of biodiversity: Concerns and Questions, to government on April 19, 2017. View Post (Apr 29, 2017) . A detailed response was received from NSDNR Minister Margaret Miller on Aug 24, 2017. The Conservation Committee expressed its […]

Independent Review of forestry in Nova Scotia announced

In its pre-election budget address on April 27, 2017, the Liberal government announced