Tag Archives: Municipality of Argyle

Wild Rhodora at Bear Lakes Brook

This is the height of the wild Rhodora season and the backwoods and barrens of Nova Scotia are filled with the purple majesty of their blooms. Here, amongst the wild blueberry barrens, beside a tranquil stream, deer and black bears … Continue reading

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Little Sluice Island – Rocco Point

I had never been out to the end of Rocco Point, in the Municipality of Argyle, so I took the opportunity to take a drive out the other day. The hardwood trees on this island, just off the tip, struck … Continue reading

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Ste Anne du Ruisseau Catholic Church

Built in just six months, after the previous church was destroyed by fire, this fine example of Romanesque design has been serving its parishioners , in the village of Ste Anne du Ruisseau, Municipality of Argyle, Nova Scotia since 1900. The … Continue reading

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Island in a Sea of Red

This pile of rocks was created when the field was originally cleared for farming. Many years later nature has been taking over and the natural acidity of the soil is allowing the field to become a wild blueberry barren, with … Continue reading

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The Historic Chapel at Ste Anne du Ruisseau

In 1768 Acadians settled here and named the place Eel Brook after the Mi’kmaq name, “Wiplomesgokum” In the 1950s the name was changed to Ste Anne du Ruisseau to reflect the name of the local parish. This is a reproduction … Continue reading

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Eel Grass at Little Sluice – Eel Brook

  In 1768 Acadians settled here and named the place Eel Brook after the Mi’kmaq name, “Wiplomesgokum” In the 1950s the name was changed to Ste Anne du Ruisseau to reflect the name of the loal parish. This large tidal … Continue reading

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Indian Sluice Bay

On a blustery, cold fall day my cousin Bill and I went out on a photo shoot to Sluice Point, Surrette’s Island and Morris Island. It was a hit and miss kind of day as we played hide and seek … Continue reading

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Autumn Meadowhawk at Tusket River

  The Autumn Meadowhawk, Sympetrum vicinum , is typically the last species of dragonfly to emerge each year. This beautiful example was resting on a guardrail leading to the Wilson Road bridge over the Tusket River in the Municipality of … Continue reading

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