Small Scale Windpower works for Maine Veterinarian

Chester man installs own windmill Turbine will power office, farmhouse By Nick Sambides Jr. BDN Staff CHESTER, Maine — Joseph Nesin looks forward to 30 years of free electricity. A 50-year-old veterinarian and ardent environmentalist, Nesin installed a Bergey XL … Continue reading

Join Seascape Kayak Tours for the TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at Seascape Kayak Tours is looking for a few seriously committed hard-working paddlers to help us with the TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. Organized by the Vancouver Aquarium, this … Continue reading

If you think Quoddy is wild and special here’s your chance to tell President Obama!

Good Morning, There has been several inquiries how to provide comments to the Task Force  on Ocean Policy.    If would like to read the White House Memorandum,  please click on the highlighted link “President Obama created an  Interagency Task Force … Continue reading

Impressive Important Submissions to FERC

ILQW was not created to be involved as an activist vehicle. It has the very specific purpose of celebrating the beauty of the Quoddy Region. However, the current proposals for LNG terminal development in the Quoddy Region, clearly threaten this … Continue reading

Bay of Fundy "Sail-a-bration" becomes a Quoddy Tradition

See the pictures and subscribe at A few years ago, a group of folks who truly love and are concerned about the Quoddy Region started this annual spectale to show the world how much they love this place. Well, they … Continue reading

Make sure Quoddy continues to bloom – Help ban Terminator technology or gene seed sterilization

If you want to make sure that Charlotte County Blooms in the future as it is today at NBCC in St. Andrews, then read on. While it has been my intention to keep ILQW out of the politics and activism, … Continue reading

SIGNIFICANT AREAS: Did you know that Minas Basin has 2 areas considered to be of global significance for birds?

IBA identifies the Southern Bight Minas Basin and Cobequid Bay as areas of Global significance for Birds. Important Bird Areas of Canada (IBA, is part of an international conservation initiative co-ordinated by BirdLife International. Canadian Co-partners are Bird Studies Canada … Continue reading

A REMINDER: Extinct animals of the Bay of Fundy

As we continue to put pressure on our ecosystem and the plants and animals that live here in the Bay of Fundy, perhaps we should be reminded of some creatures that we drove to extinction right here in the Bay. … Continue reading

SIGNIFICANT AREAS: Minas Basin, Nova Scotia

One of the most significant publications on the important areas in the Bay of Fundy was carried out by M-I. Buzeta, R. Singh, and S. Young-Lai. Entitled Identification of significant Marine and Coastal Areas in the Bay of Fundy, this work identified … Continue reading

ISSUES: Dead Mink and Dead Herring: The locals speak out.

My post Do Dead Mink and Dead Herring have something in common seems to have stirred the pot out there. The government and industry have disavowed any potential connection between the mink industry and problems in St. Mary’s Bay. This … Continue reading

ISSUES: Do Dead Mink and Dead Herring Have Something in Common?

COMMENT: There have been some pretty negative comments about this article. Please read the supporting documents before you blast off. This is a serious local pollution problem that has been ongoing in the key watersheds leading to St. Mary’s Bay … Continue reading

ISSUE: Global Warming is NOT Killing Bay of Fundy Herring and Invertebrates

The current herring and invertebrate deaths along the Nova Scotia shore of the Bay of Fundy have folks speculating about cause. One of the persistent claims is that global warming is creating high temperatures in the waters of the Gulf of … Continue reading

ISSUES: An Open Letter to Political Leaders re: Marine Life Protection in the Bay of Fundy

Posted on January 3, 2017 by kentcountynbenvironmentwatch Addressed to: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Stephen McNeil, Premier of the Province of Nova Scotia Brian Gallant, Premier of the Province of New Brunswick … Continue reading