Site History

This page lists most additions and changes to the
Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society website up to
August 31, 2008, only major items thereafter.
Recent additions to the website are listed on the
Home Page

Aug. 31 2008
Decodon verticillatus (swamp loosetrife) added to Species Gallery.

July 23, 2008
List of vascular plant species in the Nova Scotia flora posted.

Feb. 18, 2008
June Swift's Brier Island Collection posted.

Feb. 6, 2008
Slides from Ian McLaren's November presentation posted:
Finding and photographing flowering plants in Nunavut, 1951-1964

Dec. 13, 2007
Menyanthes trifoliata added to Species Gallery

Dec. 11, 2007.
Platanthera grandiflora and Platanthera lacera (orchids) added to Species Gallery and more photos added to Platanthera psycodes.

Dec. 6, 2007.
Revised species pages posted. Most include a pop-up window with a line drawing of the species. The species names have been brought up to date by referring to ITIS and new species descriptions written with links to explanations of technical terms.

Also, FRAMES for viewing the galleries were added, one set for Collections and one set for Species.

Mertensia maritima (oysteleaf) added to Species Gallery.

Nov. 8, 2007.
The Species section of the website was taken down and is being reconfigured. We expect to have it back by Dec. 1.

Nov. 6, 2007
New Links page added: Taxonomy, Image Databases & Species Ecology

Nov. 5, 2007
Lathyrus maritimus (Beach Pea) added to Species Gallery.

Oct 31, 2007.
Oxalis acetosella (Wood-sorrel) and Shepherdia canadensis (Shepherdia) added to Species Gallery

Oct. 30, 2007.
News Item: Blue Mountain - Birch Cove Lakes : New Wilderness Area

Hamamelis virginiana (Witch-hazel) added to Species Gallery.

Oct. 29, 2007
Viburnum alnifolium (Hobble-bush) added to Species Gallery.

Oct. 23, 2007
Programme Updated with events through to next spring.

Oct. 25, 2007
New Collections by Ocotillo posted: Fall Images from the Blandford Nature Reserve

Oct. 15, 2007
Cypripedium calceolus L. (Yellow Lady's-slipper) added to Species Gallery, inital pics from Wayne Garland's Collections.

Oct. 14, 2007
Charlie Cron's Coastal Plain Species added to the Collections Gallery.

More dates/pics (May 19, 28, June 20, Aug. 27) added to Heather Drope's Collections (Summer '07)

Oct. 9, 2007
Hepatica americana (Hepatica) added to Species Gallery.

Oct. 7, 2007
Site posted under the domain name with 12 species in the Species Gallery (9 families) and photo sets by Heather Drope and Wayne Garland in the Collections Gallery.