Fonds contains material relating to the personal life and professional career of Bill Freedman (1950-2015), an environmental scientist based at Dalhousie University. Fonds includes research data, teaching materials, publications, manuscripts and draft manuscripts, correspondence, committee and meeting minutes, electronic records, analogue and digital photographs, thousands of 35 mm slides, video cassettes, and appointments and awards.
File contains minutes and notes from meetings of the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Task Force, managing the response to the infestation of the pest in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia. File also contains draft presentations, notes, and summaries.
File contains correspondence from Freedman and others regarding containment of the pest in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Correspondence is to and from Christopher Majka, Jon Sweeney, Ken Harrison, Stephen King, and others.
File contains raw data notes compiled by Sean Love and Barb O'Neil and collected by Freedman, documenting tree counts at eight sites in Point Pleasant Park and eight sites in Fleming Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, in early May 1995.
Fonds consists of records pertaining primarily to the professional activities of Elisabeth Mann Borgese, focusing on major organizations and projects with which she was affiliated from the beginning of her North American career in the 1940s. The collection includes correspondence, publications and drafts, administrative records, conference materials, sound and video recordings, research materials, photographs, and other materials.
File contains manuscripts, draft manuscripts, notes and data sets relating to the report Inventory of Ecological Values on Lawlor Island, Halifax County, and the report Inventory of Ecological Values on George's Island, Halifax County. Reports prepared for Parks Canada.
File contains facsimiles of newspaper articles relating to the containment of the Brown spruce longhorn beetle infestation of Point Pleasant Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Otto Wettstein's draft report "On breeding Tetropium fuscum" (for Public Works and Government Services Canada), S. Balazy's draft "The fungus Cephalosporium (Acrostalagmus) lecanii Zimm. as a pathogen of beetle larvae", L.M. Hanks's "Influence of the larval host plant on reproductive strategies of cerambycid beetles", Zenon Capecki's "The occurrence of Tetropium Kirby (Cerambycidae, Coleoptera) and their parasites in Poland", J. Sweeney, L. Humble, and E. Allen's "Assessment of the Bruks chipper for phytosanitary production of chips free of live Tetropium spp. and other insects", Christopher Majka and Jan Klimaszewski's "Phloeocharis subtilissima Mannerheim (Staphylinidae: Phloeocharinae) and Cephennium gallicum Ganglbauer (Scydmaenidae) new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera to the port of Halifax, with new records of other species", and other Brown spruce longhorn beetle reports and articles.
File contains the manuscript of an article written by Freedman and J.M. Dale for the Proceedings of the Nova Scotia Institute of Science, volume 32. File also includes two hand-drawn charts and correspondence.
File contains manuscript reports dealing with the health of Point Pleasant Park and the containment of the Brown spruce longhorn beetle. File contains the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources "1994/95 Spruce Beetle Damage Survey" (Mike LeBlanc and Bob Guscott), the "Point Pleasant Park Forest Health Survey, June 8-10, 2000" (Guscott), two draft manuscripts of "Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle" (Plant Health Risk Assessment Unit, Science Division; September 1999 and June 2000), the Halifax Regional Municipality "Point Pleasant Park, Park and Urban Forest Master Plan" (November 18, 1998), and other fact sheets (Friends of Point Pleasant Park and Environment Canada) and presentation drafts.
File contains the draft manuscript report written by Freedman and C. Stewart, for the Canadian Wildlife Service via the Institute for Resource and Environmental Studies and the Department of Biology, Dalhousie.
File contains manuscripts, correspondence, reviewer comments and research data relating to the article Tree Species Composition, Structure, and Carbon Storage in Stands of Urban Forest of Varying Character is Halifax, Nova Scotia.