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The Stones of Spring Garden Road

From the HFN Programme Committee: Some of our HFN members may remember walking the quarries of Purcell’s Cove on a bone chilling day in November 2014 and again in November 2019 to visit the source of granite, dark sandstone, and slate used in the construction of prominent Halifax buildings. Heritage Trust NS went one step […]

Biodiverse-City Hike Series: #1 Blue Mountain Hikes Sun July 29th, 9am and 1pm

“Hello HFNers! Karen McKendry here, in my new capacity as Wilderness Outreach Coordinator with the Ecology Action Centre. I’ve been given the wonderful task of leading hike that connect people with the region’s biodiversity, and was wondering if you would promote the first hike of a series on your social media streams. “On Sunday, July […]

Upcoming Field Trips: Brook Trail Walk (Sat Jy 7, 2018) & Old Forests of Sandy Lake (Sat Jy 14, 2018)

Join with HFN member Ron Cosper on Saturday July 7, 2018 for a woodland walk on the Bell Brook trail in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Bell Brook runs from Bell Lake to Morris Lake, but the Bell Brook trail does not go all the way to Bell Lake. The trail follows the brook uphill from Morris […]

Sewer Stroll postponed again, now to Sun Jan 28, 2018

Due to the continuing unstable state of some of the coastal viewing sites, the annual sewer stroll planned initially for Sunday Jan 7 and then postponed to Sun Jan 14, 2018 is now postponed to Sunday January 28, 2017. Mother Nature apologizes to all but notes that we have not been too kind to her […]

Butterfly walk postponed till tomorrow (Sunday July 9)

Because of weather. View Walks and Talks: McCormack Beach Butterflies Photo by Clarence Stevens