THE TIME THE CANARY DIED: The passing of the Red-necked phalarope from the Quoddy Region and what it means.

When I went away to do graduate work at McGill University I experienced a vacuum, a void, a realization that something was missing. Moving west to Victoria BC helped but the feeling didn’t leave … something was missing deep inside … 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

ISSUE: NB Government breaks trust with its citizens – Exclusive docs show water flip by NB government, leading up to Energy East

THE STORY Many years ago when we established out first aquaculture site on Deer Island, we were informed by representatives from both the Province of NB and the Federal Government of Canada that we required leases to the bottom where … Continue reading

HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR A STORY WITH A PORPOISE

  It seems like a long, long time ago now. But I once operated a biological research station on Deer Island, a little island at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, right on the border between Maine, USA, and … Continue reading

FISH: Things you might want to know about Atlantic Herring

Many folks around the Bay of Fundy have been concerned about the mortalities of Atlantic herring. This information gives you some basic information on this species. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]     … Continue reading

RECIPES: Chances are you have been cooking lobster the wrong way!!!

Here’s what the experts have to say: M. G. FISHERIES LTD., Grand Manan, NB, Canada How to Cook a Lobster Use salt water if possible, if not add lots of salt to your water. You want to steam the lobster … Continue reading

MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?

One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at one time … Continue reading

PLACES: A Quoddy Anthology–A great Christmas gift! Last chance to buy.

A Quoddy Anthology was written in response to the proposed LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay. Now that those threats have passed for the moment, A Quoddy Anthology will be rewritten in a more general context, but continuing to express the … Continue reading

Marine Protected Areas: Open House – St. George, Wednesday, October 26 (4-7pm) Magaguadavic Place

In our inbox this morning. Please attend if you are concerned about the future of the Quoddy Region. I wanted to let you know of an open house on MPA network planning that DFO is holding in St. George. It’ll take … Continue reading

ADVENTURES: Start planning your whale watching tour now!

The season can get busy … so it is wise to book well in advance. … Continue reading

OPINION: Potash Mine Closure Could Save Inner Bay of Fundy Salmon. Wanna Bet?

The economic impacts of the mine closure in Sussex are huge and at the outset I want to stress that this article does not, in anyway, diminish those impacts. That said, sometimes there are positive results that aren’t readily apparent. As a … Continue reading

TOURISM: Lots of Reasons to Sail to New Brunswick in 2012

http://www.travelvideo.tv/news/canada/03-20-2012/lots-of-reasons-to-sail-to-new-brunswick-in-2012 NEW BRUNSWICK, ATLANTIC CANADA, March, 2012 – New Brunswick is blossoming into a popular cruise destination. Studies show more Americans will be cruising north in 2012 and more cruise lines will be sailing to New Brunswick in Atlantic Canada. … Continue reading