February 21, 2019

Giants of Nova Scotia - Calendar Project update

A big shout out to everyone that helped out with the Giants of Nova Scotia 2019 calendar project.

All 1,000 calendars found a home and a little over $3,500 was raised for the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute for the on-going fight against invasive species like Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.

And tucked underneath the beautiful photos of Nova Scotia's trees and forest was the message -- acquire your firewood where you burn it.

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May 08, 2018

Giants of Nova Scotia - celebrate beauty + HWA message

Giants of Nova Scotia is a project started in February 2018 to raise the awareness of HWA by celebrating the beauty of Nova Scotia's trees and forests with a gentle message about how individuals can help to keep it that way.

The plan is to create a 2019 calendar from photos submitted in a contest with all proceeds going to the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute to help them with their HWA efforts.

The photo contest closes : September 14, 2018

The calendar will be available for sale : approximately October 31, 2018

As the project has evolved, support from the local Instagram community has meant that online media has become an important tool for raising awareness.

For more information:

About the Project + sign-up for email updates : www.giantsofnovascotia.com

Instagram : www.instagram.com/giantsofnovascotia

Facebook : www.facebook.com/giantsofnovascotia

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May 03, 2018

Citizen Science Expo - May 5, 2018 - Kentville

Ron Neville from CFIA will be at the Citizen Science Expo in Kentville on Saturday May 5, 2018.

From their poster ...

Interested in the science and how the world works? Come out and meet real scientists dedicated to understanding the world around and us and learn how you can contribute to Science projects around Nova Scotia and the world?

The Citizen Science Expo, presented by the Blomidon Naturalist Society will feature organisations, researchers and citizen science projects from around the Province.

Learn about species at risk, wetlands, nature walk opportunities, sea turtles, shore birds, chimney swifts, invasive plants, fish and so much more!

1-2 Browse the booths
2-3 Presentations and Workshops
3-3:30 wrap-up the sessions.

Free

contact: ianmanning4@gmail.com
phone: 9023004328

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