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: Fundy Wonders Preserved at Fundy National Park

Fundy National Park of Canada encompasses some of the last remaining wilderness in southern New Brunswick. Here, the conifer dominated Caledonia Highlands roll down to meet the fog-generating Bay of Fundy. The tidal fluctuation of the Bay of Fundy is … Continue reading

EDUCATION: Help Huntsman get a bus!

No videos or pictures in your ILQW email? See them at Huntsman has an opportunity to share in $1Million worth of donations from the AVIVA Community Fund! Here’s how it works: the organizations that get the most votes for … Continue reading

Porcupine at Ganong Nature Park

For Andrew and family – visiting from Florida. The North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), is the second largest rodent in North America and is considered a nuisance animal by some.  Young are born in early spring; this juvenile was seen on … Continue reading

Bug Watching at the Ganong Nature Park

As soon as I was in the parking lot, the Sweet White Clover (Melilotus alba) grabbed my attention. I was not the only one; the flower was frequented by all varieties of bugs – boatflys, wasps, bees, caterpillars, spiders, shield … Continue reading

Fiona the yellow lobster safe at Huntsman Aquarium

See the pictures and subscribe at Last year, it was Big Dee-Dee. This year, the Huntsman aquarium is home to another rare lobster, only this one isn’t 22 pounds, she’s a yellow rarity. The odds of finding a yellow … Continue reading

Huntsman 40th anniversary photo contest

ST. ANDREWS – In 2009, the Huntsman Marine Science Centre, in St. Andrews, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To kick off events for the upcoming year, the Huntsman is running a photo contest with a difference. You don’t need to … Continue reading