Category Archives: Invasive Species

Please keep an eye out for the “Hemlock Vampires”

There is a recent posting on iNaturalist of a putative occurrence of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid (HWA), aka the Hemlock Vampires, in Hants Co. If confirmed, the Hants Co. sighting would be the first outside of Digby, Queens, Shelburne, Yarmouth and … Continue reading

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New documentary on Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Nova Scotia

An informative, up-to-date documentary on Hemlock Wooly Adelgid in Nova Scotia has just been released by the Blomidon Field Naturalists. This is all very relevant to Sandy Lake and Environs, where we have many hemlocks.

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Multiflora rose, an invasive that crept up on us in Halifax, NS

A colleague from my Dal days had a question for me: is the white rose I have in my yard an “invasive”? He had been cycling the Grand Pre to Blomidon route in The Valley and had seen a white … Continue reading

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