Weekend Schedule - Nature NS AGM

Event Schedule:

 One Sheet Printable Invitation and Schedule (pdf ) 

 

  • Saturday morning and early afternoon
    Nova Scotia Nature Trust "Wild for Wolfville" nature appreciation day.
    – registration required (cancelled in case of rain – rain date 20 June)
    – RSVP Karen McKendry (
    902-425-5263 or 1-877-434-5263 or karen@nsnt.ca)
    • 10:30 am Guided walks in the Wolfville Watershed Nature Preserve
       – meet at the Preserve parking lot on Forest Hill Road (see map link below)
    • Noon Lunch provided at the Wolfville Ridge property
      NSNT Members – free
      Non-members – $10 individual, $20 family
    • Early afternoon at the Wolfville Ridge property
      – hands-on stewardship activity and demonstrations
       
  • Saturday afternoon and evening Field Trips (organized by Nature Nova Scotia)
    • 3–4:30 pm Dike Life Walk – led by Sherman Boates
       – meet at Grand Pré National Historic Site Interpretation Centre
    • Supper – on your own at local eateries
    • 8:45–10 pm Chimney Swift Viewing – led by Jim Wolford
      – at the Robie Tufts Nature Centre on Front Street in Wolfville
    • 10:30 pm - Celestial Viewing – The Minas Astronomy Group (MAG) will be your guide to stars, planets, and other celestial objects using their telescopes
       – at the Grand Pré National Historic Site parking lot north of the railroad tracks
       
  • Sunday
    • 7–8 am Early morning birding/botanizing in the Grand Pré area – leaders: local naturalists
      – meet at the Grand Pré National Historic Site Interpretation Centre
    • 8–9 am Nature Nova Scotia Breakfast – complimentary coffee, tea, muffin,s and fruit
      – Grand Pré National Historic Site Interpretation Centre
    • 9–10 am Stewardship and Species at Riska talk by Stephen Flemming, species at risk scientist with Parks Canada
    • 10 am to noon Nature Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting
       
    • noon to 1 pm Please bring lunch and join us for a picnic at the beautiful Grand Pré National Historic Site Interpretation Centre or visit local eateries (Just Us! Cafe and Evangaline Cafe are nearby)
    • 1 pm and 2 pm Afternoon Field Trips
        1 pm: Avon River Fossils at Horton Bluff on the Avon River – led by Sandra Barr
        – meet at the Grand Pré Historic Site Interpretation Centre parking lot

        2 pm: Wild Orchid Walk – led by Heather Drope, NS Wild Flora Society
        – meet at Exit 5, Highway 101