Wonderful Fundy Birds: Bohemian Waxwing

I awoke this morning to a beautiful white wonderland of white fluffy snow. Poking through this blanket of white lace, the red fruit of our Japanese crabs stood out in stark contrast … as did the dozen or so Bohemian … Continue reading

NUCLEAR: Point Lepreau nuclear plant gets 5-year licence

Inadequate firefighting skills, inadequate earthquake risk assessment, no long-term waste disposal plan, “unsettling” leaks. This opening may be the news of the decade for the Bay of Fundy. ************************** New Brunswick facility must improve firefighting, conduct earthquake risk assessments CBC … Continue reading

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