Grand Manan Sightings from NatureNB Listserv

Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 15:46:44 -0400Subject: Grand Manan & White Head birds January 2–5 Ingalls Head feedersI’m down to about 12 Mourning Doves, up to 8 Blue Jays, 5 American Crows, 2Common Ravens, 6 Black-capped Chickadees, 4 American Tree … Continue reading

THE COUGAR FILES: 2013 DNA Study Confirms Cougars Presence in New Brunswick and Quebec

Genetic Confirmation of Cougars (Puma concolor) in Eastern Canada Abstract – This paper presents the results of a long-term study to detect the presence of Puma concolor (Cougar) in eastern Canada. We installed 38 scratching posts to attract wild Cougars … Continue reading

ISSUES: Gaspereau will continue up the St. Croix River

Maine lawmakers reject bill to bar alewives from upper St. Croix River Guides and sporting camp owners in the Grand Lake Stream area want to block alewives, for fear that the sea-run fish will harm the important smallmouth bass fishery. … Continue reading

ISSUES: Some Maine Guides are promoting a gaspereau-blocking bill on the International St. Croix River … AGAIN

Somehow, in 1995, a small group with a vested interest in profiting from recreational fishing for the introduced small-mouth bass in the upper lakes sneaked through a bill in the Maine Legislature closing down a fishway on the American on the American side … Continue reading

LNG: Is anyone listening? – The Head Harbour Passage – Cobscook Bay Area is the single most important site along the North Atlantic Coast.

It has been repeated over and over for decades now as developers continue their attempts to establish heavy, polluting coastal fossil fuel industries in the Passamaquoddy – Cobscook Bay area and the unique entrance through Head Harbour Passage. For the … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: The elusive eastern cougar emerges once more.

LAND AND SEA | Season 2015, Episode 22 | Apr 12, 2015 | 22:26 Eastern Cougars On the hunt to solve of one of the greatest wildlife mysteries in the Maritimes. … Continue reading

Documentary explores elusive eastern cougar

THE CHRONICLE HERALD, Published April 6, 2015 – 7:30am Scientist Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum appears in Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar documentary. Cry in the Night: The Fate of the Eastern Cougar has … Continue reading

WILDLIFE: Herring decline threatens fragile seabird populations, biologist says

Tony Diamond has already noticed changes in puffins, razorbill auks at Machias Seal Island By Connell Smith, CBC News Posted: Mar 23, 2015 5:23 PM AT Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015 5:23 PM AT A seabird biologist says the sharp decline … Continue reading

RIGHT WHALE: USA considering New Critical Habitat for North Atlantic Right Whales

I was pleased to see that NOAA is considering an expansion of Critical Habitat for Right Whales as described in this article. While Irving and the folks from the New England Aquarium successfully moved the shipping lane to Saint John, … Continue reading

BIRDS: Golden Eagle and Northern Hawk Owl Reports.

Report to NatureNB from Stu Tingley Shediac, NB Tantramar marsh GOLDEN EAGLE – The Sackville GOLDEN EAGLE put on what was surely its’ best and most prolonged showing of the winter today with repeated appearances in the vicinity of Folkins … Continue reading