September field trip – Halifax Chapter – Fire Ecology


Sunday, September 22, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Back to the Backlands – 10 years after the Spryfield Fire of 2009

The Purcells Cove Backlands contain a vast area of Jack Pine/Broom Crowberry barrens, an ecosystem with many adaptations to fire. It’s not very often (fortunately!) that we get to see these fire adaptations in action in a human lifetime. Join us for a journey into the Backlands as we explore how it has recovered from a massive fire in the spring of 2009.

If you would like to join us for this field trip, please make sure you are a registered member of the YNC, then send Halifax Chapter Leader Karen McKendry a quick email to say how many people will be coming from your family (ynchalifax at yncns dot ca).

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