• Autumn leaves

    The colours are starting to change in the Acadian Forest Region. Get outside and enjoy the splendor of the season.

  • Hands-on learning

    Our student staff members and volunteers love getting their hands dirty and learning about science, ecology and the environment.

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    Our emblem featuring Scotch thistle, mayflower and a honeybee

    The mayflower was Harriet Lila Irving's favourite wildflower. The honeybee symbolizes hard work and pollination. The Scotch thistle represents Scotland, the Irving family's ancestral home

Latest News

Acadia student Cole Vail spent his summer collecting and cataloguing lichen species of the Verrucariaceae family along Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy coast. He explained that there has been little research going on for this family of lichen in the area, despite the importance of the organisms.