HISTORY: Rum Running from the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

My Island relatives did this. Did yours? One way or the other you won’t want to miss: TV DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES ATLANTIC CANADA’S ROLE IN PROHIBITION Halifax, Nova Scotia – February 7, 2012 – Adventure, danger, fast money. Sounds like the script for … Continue reading

TIDES: Arrival times for the Petitcodiac River tidal bore … handy!

Moncton (Station #175) 7 days Tidal Bores Prediction Reference : Chart Datum Arrival Times of Tidal Bores Date Time ( AST )  2012-02-16 04:30    17:10  2012-02-17 05:40    18:15  2012-02-18 06:45    19:20  2012-02-19 07:45    20:15  2012-02-20 08:35    21:05  2012-02-21 … Continue reading

FUNDY ART: Jarea Art in Coastal Living Magazine

Jarea Art Studio: Jarea Art in Coastal Living Magazine. At Jarea Art Studio, we love surprises – which is why we were so thrilled with the discovery that our little studio was included in a recent Coastal Living magazine feature. The article … Continue reading

Myths and Legends: Glooscap Creates the West Isles

  As Glooscap was creating features around the Bay of Fundy area, he encountered a pack of wolves chasing a deer and a moose in a place that he wished to make rich and special. So he froze the drama … Continue reading

THE WONDERFUL BAY OF FUNDY SHOREBIRDS

Each summer, for a 4-6 week period beginning in mid-July, 1-2.5 million shorebirds (up to 75% of the world’s population of the Semipalmated Sandpiper) congregate in waves at several key locations in the upper reaches of the bay. The Bay … Continue reading

BIRDS: Strange and beautiful winter sightings.

  VARIED THRUSH – Added by Merv. J. Cormier on January 23, 2012 at 2:41pm http://birdingnewbrunswick.ca/photo/photo/show?id=6314467%3APhoto%3A87555&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_photo This bird a first year thrush, the Varied Thrush is normally found in the Rocky Mountains and Western N.A. It is a wonderer and some birds are … Continue reading

FISHERY: MIGHTY POWER OF SMALL FISH EXPLORED IN NEW TV DOCUMENTARY

Halifax, Nova Scotia – January 9, 2012 – Most people have tried them at least once and we often claim to feel squeezed like one. Some people eat them daily while others can’t stomach the smell or their texture. They pack … Continue reading

FISHERIES: Off the Hook fishery goes back to the past and wins for the future in Fundy.

I remember going to the wharf in St. Stephen, St. Andrews, Deer Island and elsewhere to meet the local fishermen with their catch … so fresh then we were spoiled and it HAS taken time to adjust to today’s taste/smell … Continue reading