News and Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Guided Hikes with West Hants

In collaboration with West Hants, the NSISC will be leading a series of guided hikes at several popular walking/hiking locations in West Hants. Join us as we discuss ways we can all reduce and prevent the spread of invasive species. We will also go over how to identify some common invasive species and how to report them using iNaturalist.

These hikes are free to attend and no registration is necessary. The guided hikes will be approximately 1 hour. Some walks may vary in time depending on the number of questions and the presence of invasive species along the trails.

We hope to see you there!

Environment Day

Saturday September 9 | 11 am – 3 pm

Oakdene Park, Kentville


Previous In the News & Events

Friends of the Acadian Forest Native Plant Sale

Saturday June 3, 2023 | 9 am – 12 noon

Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens,
Acadia University,
32 University Avenue, Wolfville

Annapolis River Fest

Saturday July 15, 2023 | 9 am – 5 pm

Jubilee Park, Bridgetown 

Mentorship Day: Women in Forestry

June 2023 

Wentzells Lake, Lunenburg County

CBC Article:
Dozens attend event in Lunenburg County to tag invasive fish species

August 13, 2023

Chronicle Herald:
GET GROWING: How you can prevent the spread of invasive plants

August 19, 2023

Masthead News:
New native species guide offers alternatives to invasive plants

May, 2023

Glossy Buckthorn Removal

Saturday May 13, 2023

Pleasant River

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Workshop

Saturday April 15, 2023

The Gorge, Kentville

Community Based Plan to Control Dog Strangling Vine in Kentville

March 28, 2023

 

Webinar:
Preventing Zebra Mussel Introduction

March 29, 2023
Laurel Genge
Aquatic Invasive Species
Project Coordinator 

Saltwire Article:
Kentville Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Workshop 

April 21, 2023

 

Nova Scotia Invasive Species
2nd Annual Conference

February 28th, 2023

Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth

In the News 2022 – 2021

August 28, 2022 – CBC Article

Thorny problem: invasive Himalayan blackberry plant found in Yarmouth

April 6, 2021 – Global News Article

‘Bizarre’ invasive jumping worm squirms its way into N.S. for the first time

March 11, 2021 – Global News Article

Maritime aquarium owners warned to watch for invasive mussels in decorative plant

February 15, 2021 – Blomidon Naturalists Society

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