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The Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society is dedicated to the appreciation and conservation of wild flora and habitat, especially in Nova Scotia. A non-profit organization and an affiliate of the North American Native Plant Society, the society welcomes all people who are interested in native flora. Members meet regularly on a social basis to host speakers, plan recreational field trips, and organize other events.

Membership in the N.S. Wild Flora Society
Members of the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society embark on recreational field trips during the spring, summer and fall months and attend informative lectures during the winter. Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History auditorium.

Membership annual fees are $15 for individuals or $20 for families.

To become a member, print, fill out and mail the Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society Membership Application Form: RTF (Word) Version | PDF (Acrobat) Version

Contact Us

e-mail: - please begin the subject line with "WFS Business".

Postal Address: Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society, c/o Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer Street, Halifax, N.S.   B3H 3A6.


Board of Directors

Charles Cron President (902) 477-8272 (after 6 p.m.)
Heather Drope Secretary, Treasurer & Program Director; (902) 423-7032
Anne Mills Publicity, website (902) 422-4332 or (902)766-4606
L. H. Paris Membership (902) 425-1079
Rachelle Watts Member at large
Mary MacAulay Member at large
David Patriquin Member at large, website (902) 423-5716

Web Site
Notice of errors and other feedback is appreciated. Please send it to (copy and paste the e-mail address).

Our first web site was hosted at and maintained by the late Jean Sawyer. Hosting of the current site under the domain name began Oct. 7, 2007. David Patriquin designed the current web site in consultation with Heather Drope and Anne Mills. (See Site History.) The style sheet for the new design is based on a template provided by Andreas Viklund ( Anne Mills and David Patriquin are the webmasters for the current site.