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Join us at HaliBlitz this fall!

Come explore wilderness and coastline spaces in Halifax as part of HaliBlitz – a BioBlitz event happening this September!

September 11 to 17, 2017

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Save the date for a week of fun activities during HaliBlitz! HaliBlitz will connect expert and amateur Naturalists with anyone interested in our natural world, all working together to identify species in our parks and wilderness spaces and celebrate our local biodiversity. Everyone is welcome to help collect data and participate in a variety of activities to learn more about the species in our parks and protected areas. 

Join us for species identification training and guided hikes at Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area on Friday and Sunday of #HaliBlitz week, and for our main festival at Point Pleasant Park on Saturday, September 16th!

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Friday, September 15th @ Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes:

Saturday, September 16th @ Point Pleasant Park:

Sunday, September 17th @ Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes:


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All of our species observations will be recorded on iNaturalist and contribute to the world's largest nature database!

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Upcoming iNaturalist Training Sessions:

Monday, September 11th
Keshen Goodman Library
330 Lacewood Dr, Halifax 
Drop by between 1-3pm or 5-7pm 

Thursday, September 14th
NS Museum of Natural History 
1747 Summer St., Halifax
Drop by between 4-8pm 
*Admission to museum by donation all night long! 


Interested in Volunteering? 

What’s involved: We’re looking for more volunteers to help out during our main weekend events with species identification, guided hikes, and helping the festival run smoothly. The more the merrier! If you’re available and keen to get involved, please fill out this short survey


Our Supporters!

Our EAC Wilderness Team is so excited to be bringing BioBlitz to Halifax this September as part of Canada 150 celebrations! Special thanks to our supporters: 



Come view the beauty of Blue Mountain-Birch Cove Lakes as part of a guided hike during BioBlitz (photo credit: Raymond Plourde)


Learn about mosses and lichens by taking part in a survey of local biodiversity (photo credit: Irwin Barrett)


Have questions?

Contact Jeana at or by calling 902.430.4670 


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