The Mayflower (Epigea repens)
Nova Scotia's provincial flower, and emblem for the Centre.
Over 200,000 specimens
Cultivating the largest collection of its kind in Atlantic Canada.
Dutchman's breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
Documenting the Acadian Forest Region's rich biodiversity.
Old Growth Acadian Forest
Helping biodiversity conservation efforts throughout the region.
A team of experts
Thriving with contributions from volunteers, students, and many partners.
Powdered fringe lichen (Heterodermia speciosa)
Adding to our collective knowledge of biodiversity in the region.
New and exciting finds
Collecting in the most diverse and often threatened ecosystems.
Wild Leek (Allium tricoccum)
Providing a library of information on the region's plants and fungi.
Promoting research in the Acadian Forest Region.
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