Category Archives: Endangered Species


  I have been distracted as I have been gardening this fall. Many of the familiar birds are heading to warmer places and stopping for nourishment along the way and the regular fall and winter residents are gathering in old … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Birds, Endangered Species, Environmental issues, Flowering shrubs, Gardening, Nature's Designs, Perennials, Seasonal chores, Wildlife

Apples Anyone ?

  We all enjoy apples for attributes like great flavour, crunch and versatility. Have you ever wondered where apples come from? Dr. David Maxwell had members and guests full attention as he described his passion to help ensure heritage varieties … Continue reading

Posted in Apples, Endangered Species, Environmental issues, Fruit, Gardening, Trees

Stop, Look, Listen …

Stop, Look, Listen … touch, smell, feel The world outside our doors are filled with things that buzz, squawk, flutter, scurry, build, burrow, chase and soar. The viewing is fun, free, available 24/7, and there’s always something new! Many gardeners … Continue reading

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Little Treasures

There is much more to those little buzzing creatures than meets the eye and more of them than many realize. Sue Westby, bee specialist and also a member of Chester Garden Club had members and guests complete attention as she … Continue reading

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The Endangered Atlantic Whitefish

The Endangered Atlantic Whitefish, Past, Present and Future On Monday, September 19th, Andrew Breen gave a presentation on the history of the Atlantic Whitefish in the Petite Riviere and work currently being conducted by the Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation, Inland … Continue reading

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