Blomidon Naturalists Society Newsletter
Newsletter History and Contents
The BNS Newsletter is published once every season of the year at approximately the equinoxes and solstices. It began publication in the Autumn of 1974 and by 2008 is in its 35nd year. All members receive a copy of the Newsletter and some are also distributed to other select institutions.
At present the Newsletter format is a booklet 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches with about 48 pages. In addition to text there are many line and half-tone drawings.
The printers of the BNS Newsletter is
Gaspereau Press, Kentville, N.S.
- Meeting Schedule for the coming season
- Field Trip Schedule for the coming season
- Business Reports from the Executive Board of the BNS
- Original Articles on Natural History
- Reports of Natural History Sightings
- Reports of past Field Trips
- Seasonal Weather Summary
- Astronomical Event Schedule
- News of from Related Naturalists Organizations
Browse and Search for BNS Newsletter Articles
Complete Index of Newsletter Articles 1974 to present
This search engine allows you to search on many fields to find Authors, Titles, Issues, etc.----
If you want to find the article then there is a complete set of BNS Newsletters housed in the Wolfville branch of the Annapolis Valley Regional Library (Front Street Wolfville, NS). The Acadia University Library has a set of Newsletter in its archive section.
Scanned Copies of Archived BNS Newsletters
Example of a early Newsletter - Vol21 No4 We are in the process of scanning past Newsletters into digital form so they are available online. The first newsletters were printed, using a Gestetner process and were in the legal size paper format. The earlier Newsletters will be scanned into graphic images and are not searchable but later newsletters may be available in text and graphics (Use the index above to search for topics, author, or title).
- Here are the first of the BNS Newsletters and as more are available, they will be posted here. The volume number for the 2012 Newsletter is #39.
Use the following form to download issues of the archived BNS Newsletters.
Enter the Volume and select the Issue Number -->.
Some Newsletter (6) that were never published are:
V01 N03 and 04, V05 N04, V06 N01 and 04, V08 N03
Latest Archived Newsletters Available: 1995 Vol 22 No4 (Feb 15, 2012)
Articles may be reprinted with permission of the author or the editor.
Credit the Blomidon Naturalists Society Newsletter.
Unless otherwise stated, opinions are those of the authors, not necessarily the Blomidon Naturalists Society.
For subscription information see the Membership fees form in the newsletter or email at Ed Sulis, Treasurer
The Blomidon Naturalists Society is a member of the Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists
The BNS is a registered charity. Receipts (for income tax purposes) will be issued for all donations