Lake shoreline view from the water
Watercolour painting of Grass Pink by Caroline
Caroline doing a rare plant survey

Caroline Power and Phyllis Westbury spend the summer at their cottage on Ponhook Lake. They volunteer for the Nova Scotia Nature Trust as rare plant monitors and record the distribution and abundance of rare Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora species in their area. Caroline is a talented artist and paints Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora watercolours. They both appreciate the diversity of wildlife around them and share their lake shoreline with Eastern Ribbonsnakes, Redroot, and Golden Crest. A number of additional Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora can be found along their shoreline including Golden-pert, Virginia Meadow Beauty, Grass Pink, and Spatulate-leaved Sundew. To minimize impacts to these species and to the rest of the native vegetation, they have left their shoreline and riparian area in its natural state and have built a floating dock.