PARKS: PRESIDENT OBAMA APPOINTS ANNA ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TO ROOSEVELT CAMPOBELLO INTERNATIONAL PARK COMMISSION

  (Campobello Island, New Brunswick, CA, Dec. 21, 2016)   President Barack Obama has appointed Anna Eleanor Roosevelt as the newest member of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission. Ms. Roosevelt, a granddaughter of President Franklin D. and First Lady … Continue reading

MARINE PROTECTED AREA? Beautiful and Vital West Isles

West Isles. This small marine area that Tim Foulkes captured from his plane, is the ecological “engine” that drives this part of the the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. Top left is Campobello showing Harbour de Loutre and … Continue reading

CONTEST: Win a Round of Applause!!!

I just posted a great shot of some white-sided dolphins at West Isles. People get confused about this name. They stand on the wharf in St. Andrews and wonder why these Islands are called “West” Isles when they are to … Continue reading

MPA: Insights, Challenges and Solutions for Ocean Planning … It Ain’t Gonna be Easy!

Posted on February 29, 2016 – 11:58am, by MEAM staff What keeps ocean planners up at night? How are they tackling the challenges they face? In October 2015, ocean planning leaders from around the world met in Rhode Island, US, … Continue reading

UPDATE – MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: Sometimes good news might not be so good after all.

UPDATE: 10/1/16.  It is interesting to see the polarization taking place already online between the local fishing community and those who are concerned about the marine ecosystem in a broader context. This is exactly what happened with the Marine Park proposal … Continue reading

ISSUES: STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, 1977… by ART’S PLACE … Continue reading

EXPLORE: History in Stone at Campobello

Slideshow. Click to advance or wait. Three of these images are of a large boulder on the shore near Campobello’s Mulholland Point Light. The boulder appears to be sedimentary rock, similar in appearance to the rock found in the Red … Continue reading

EXPLORE: Planning a visit to the Island? This aerial photo shows some of the unique habitat you can see.

Although the focus of this composite aerial photo is the southern tip of Campobello and the Roosevelt Campobello International Park, it also shows much of Herring Cove Provincial Park. Note the many, lighter-colored, brownish-green sphagnum bogs within the boundaries of … Continue reading

ADVENTURES: Overnight at Head Harbour Lightstation, Campobello Island.

The following slideshow shows the work that has been carried out by Campobello Volunteers with beautiful interior and exterior shots. Be sure to click on the “more” below. And you should be so lucky as to stay there overnight!! And … Continue reading

WHALES: White-sided Dolphins at West Isles

White-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus acutus) are common on the Nova Scotia side of the Bay of Fundy and occasionally come over to the New Brunswick side for a visit. Maurice Haddon, a long-time friend and Deer Island lover, sent along this spectacular … Continue reading

Sabines Gull reported at Grand Manan and Head Harbour Passage

Brian Dalzell Subject: Re: Sabine’s Gull, Head Harbor Passage An adult Sabine’s Gull was reported to me by Jim Leslie, inn keeper from the Marathon Inn here on Grand Manan. It was feeding with Black-legged Kittiwakes off Swallowtail Light on … Continue reading

West Isles

      West Isles from Letete Passage–one of Fundy’s “Ecological Engines” This aerial by Tim Foulkes shows the multitude of islands and ledges that make up one of the Bay of Fundy’s key “ecological engines”; places where local productivity … Continue reading

EXPLORE: The Strange Rocks of Campobello Island, Bay of Fundy

Some of Campobello‘s young people like to call the ledge off the island’s Liberty Point “Frog Rock.” Some also see the image of a turtle. With a little imagination, the image of the stone stack below Campobello’s Friar’s Head reveals … Continue reading