Plant Conservation at


Fern Hill Conservation is an ecological consultancy that specializes in wetland and plant conservation issues.

Our Mission is to better understand and protect the diversity and integrity of native Nova Scotian ecosystems with particular attention to wetland functions.


Botanical inventories for conservation or corporate concerns, ecological assessments involving primary research, and wetland evaluations, including delineation and functional assessments.

Wetland Courses

Providing the background needed to recognize the diversity of wetlands that occur in Nova Scotia and to determine–delineate–where the wetland begins and ends.


We carry out peer-reviewed research on Nova Scotian native plant communities and on particular species of concern.