ISSUES: Scientists test water to narrow down what’s killing herring, sea creatures

DFO staff aboard a vessel gathered samples, used underwater camera to film and photograph the ocean http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/department-fisheries-oceans-1.3916013?cmp=rss By Elizabeth McMillan, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 10:01 PM AT Last Updated: Dec 30, 2016 7:37 AM AT Eric Hewey and others … Continue reading

ISSUES: Latest Report on Extensive tests for NS Herring Kills from DFO – No cause identified as yet.

Thanks to Darren Porter DFO is working with partners such as the CFIA and ECCC to investigate the potential causes of the mass mortality of herring and some other species in several locations off SW Nova Scotia. The lab tests and … Continue reading

ISSUES: CBC Report – Masses of dead sea creatures being tested after washing ashore in Nova Scotia

Latest find comes after weeks of dead herring reported to be washing up along provincial shores By Cassie Williams, CBC News Posted: Dec 28, 2016 1:15 PM AT Last Updated: Dec 28, 2016 2:13 PM AT Among the things Eric Hewey … Continue reading

ISSUES: Sean Mahoney of the Conservation Law Foundation urges us to take on climate change as a personal issue

“What wakes me in the early morning hours is the realization that Maine, the state that I love so much, is changing right before my very eyes and changing for the worse. Our ocean is warmer than any other body … Continue reading

AQUACULTURE: Taming the Leaper – Dreams from the Past.

There are lots of opinions about aquaculture today, but way back when the first site was tried out in the Bay of Fundy almost 40 years ago, it’s success was thought to have all sorts of potentially positive benefits. Read … Continue reading

ISSUES: Debbie McKenzie has been warning us for years about troubles in the Bay of Fundy and the Ocean in General

Recent events suggest we should have been paying more attention to Debbie. What do you think? Check her website at: http://www.fisherycrisis.com/ … Continue reading

ISSUES: New Herring and Invertebrate Mortalities reported December 26, 2016

Massive mortalities of herring, lobster, starfish, bar clams and other invertebrate species have been reported by Eric Bruce Hewey on Facebook. ( https://www.facebook.com/Eric.Hewey.Silversly). Localities mentioned are Savary Park, St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour. Graphic photos show the extent of … Continue reading

COUGAR FILES: Eastern Cougar Captured on Film, 2016

Was it a cat? Or maybe a lynx? Possibly a bobcat? Michele McLaughlin, of Grand Falls, was adamant about what she saw in the field across from her home in October. “It was a big cougar. I mean it was big, … Continue reading

STORIES ON STONE: Fort Anne, Nova Scotia

A few pictures from the graveyard at Fort Anne. I’ve been trying to find information on the Wild Boar crest, but can’t seem to find anything. Anyone have information they can share? Please leave a comment if you do. thank! … Continue reading

PARKS: PRESIDENT OBAMA APPOINTS ANNA ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO ROOSEVELT CAMPOBELLO INTERNATIONAL PARK COMMISSION

  (Campobello Island, New Brunswick, CA, Dec. 21, 2016)   President Barack Obama has appointed Anna Eleanor Roosevelt as the newest member of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission. Ms. Roosevelt, a granddaughter of President Franklin D. and First Lady … Continue reading