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Giants of Nova Scotia - celebrate beauty + HWA message

Giants of Nova Scotia is a project started in February 2018 to raise the awareness of HWA by celebrating the beauty of Nova Scotia's trees and forests with a gentle message about how individuals can help to keep it that way.

The plan is to create a 2019 calendar from photos submitted in a contest with all proceeds going to the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute to help them with their HWA efforts.

The photo contest closes : September 14, 2018

The calendar will be available for sale : approximately October 31, 2018

As the project has evolved, support from the local Instagram community has meant that online media has become an important tool for raising awareness.

For more information:

About the Project + sign-up for email updates : www.giantsofnovascotia.com

Instagram : ...more ↓

Posted on May 08, 2018 03:16 PM by myacadianforest myacadianforest | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project will track the location of hemlock stands throughout the Maritimes. Eastern Hemlock forests are endangered due to the presence of a sucking insect Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). In July 2017, HWA was observed in 5 counties (Yarmouth, Digby, Shelburne, Queens and Annapolis) in Southern Nova Scotia. This site will allow observers to submit reports of HWA and infestation ...more ↓

Mini flyersmith created this project on February 03, 2018

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