Articles & Publications



  • Adiantum pedatum in Nova Scotia. Proceedings of the Nova Scotia Institute of Science. 1993. (Vol. 40): 45-46.
  • The role of disturbance in maintaining rare plants in the Meander River Intervale, Hants Co., Nova Scotia (with T.B. Herman).1992. IN Willison, J.H.M., Bondrup-Neilson, S., Drysdale, C.D., Herman, T.B., Munro, N.W.P. and Pollock, T.L. (eds.). Science and the Management of Protected Areas. Developments in Landscape Management and Urban Planning Series. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Plant community composition, rare plant species and disturbance at an intervale site on the Meander River, Hants Co., Nova Scotia. 1994. Unpub. MSc. thesis, Acadia University. Wolfville. 101 pp.
  • Movements and seasonal abundance of Calopteryx amata (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae) in Nova Scotia.1987. Unpub. Hons. thesis. Acadia University. Wolfville. 28 pp.


  • Places My Bicycle Has Been: A Memoir of Cycling in Nova Scotia. MacIntyre-Purcell Publishing Inc. 2017.
  • Storm 2015. John MacIntyre, MacIntyre-Purcell Publishing Inc., 2015. (Contributing author)
  • The Cape Breton Community Post, April, 2014-October, 2015 (weekly columnist)
  • Community Revitalization in Cape Breton – Underwater Edition. The Cape Bretoner. 2006. (Vol. 14, #1).
  • “Annie” is on her way to Ingonish. The Victoria Standard. Mar. 3 – 16. 2003. p. 9.
  • Book Review: The Write Track by Betty Jane Wylie. The Advance. July 19. 2000. p.8.
  • Nanny. Homebase. Spring and Summer 2000. (#59): 23-25.
  • Smitten Mitten Knittin’. Knitters News. Winter 2000. (Vol. 11, #2): 4-5.
  • Meditation on My Mother [under nom de plume, Althea Stewart]. Rural Delivery. May 1994. (Vol. 18, #10). 14-15.
  • Prominent Citizens of the Plant Community of the Meander River Intervale. Wild Flora. Fall 1993. (Vol. 3, #4): 2-8.


  • Blomidon Naturalists’ Society Newsletter, 2016 (current position)
  • Welcome to My Kitchen by Joan McElmon, MacIntyre-Purcell Publishing Inc., 2016 (in prep)
  • Velo Cape Breton Bicycle Club eNews, weekly, April, 2014-October, 2015
  • The Spirit of the Lakes Speaks, Bras d’Or Lakes CEPI, 2011
  • Memoirs of a Lightkeeper’s Son: Life on St. Paul Island. Bill Budge. Pottersfield Press, 2003. 192 pp.
  • Flemming, S.P., G. Holloway, E.J. Watts and P.S. Lawrence. 1999. Characteristics of foraging trees selected by Pileated Woodpeckers in New Brunswick. Journal of Wildlife Management: 63 (2): 461-469.
  • South Shore Literary Club Newsletter. Winter&Summer (2 issues) 1997.