Blog Category: Natural History


Canard River, Tidal Floods, and Acadian Dykes

Minas Basin Rivers before 1680 - Tidal Flooding Today when one drives from Wolfville to Canning, Nova Scotia, it is a pleasant passage through productive farmland the whole way. During thetransit, there are crossings of a river and a couple small streams which are hardly noticed. Before 1750 this trip would have been far different because several dykes holding the tidal waters of the Minas Basin had not been built yet. The map below of the area of interest shows the flooding to the 7 meter

The Blomidon Naturalists 50th Year Anniversary

This is a copy of a presentation at Nature Nova Scotia's Celebration of Nature that I gave to mark the 50th Anniversary of the formation of Blomidon Naturalists Society in

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