Date/TimeSunday, 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).