ISSUES: Scientists test water to narrow down what’s killing herring, sea creatures

DFO staff aboard a vessel gathered samples, used underwater camera to film and photograph the ocean http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/department-fisheries-oceans-1.3916013?cmp=rss By Elizabeth McMillan, CBC News Posted: Dec 29, 2016 10:01 PM AT Last Updated: Dec 30, 2016 7:37 AM AT Eric Hewey and others … Continue reading

ISSUES: New Herring and Invertebrate Mortalities reported December 26, 2016

Massive mortalities of herring, lobster, starfish, bar clams and other invertebrate species have been reported by Eric Bruce Hewey on Facebook. ( https://www.facebook.com/Eric.Hewey.Silversly). Localities mentioned are Savary Park, St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour. Graphic photos show the extent of … Continue reading

HERRING: Mortalities in Nova Scotia Nov-Dec 2016

This page was established December 20, 2016 for the express purpose of recording issues and actions around the Bay of Fundy. The following map will be built over time with the help of participants around the Bay. If you have … Continue reading

THE HUMBLE HERRING: An in-depth review of what has happened along the Nova Scotia Shore of the Bay of Fundy

What has happened to cause the herring to die by the thousands in St. Mary’s Bay and Digby Harbour? This report by Ann Pohl in the definitive report on what we know at this time. Let us know if you … Continue reading

ATLANTIC HERRING: Are mass mortalities an extention of VHS in Labrador and Newfoundland?

THE STORY: Thousands of Atlantic Herring have been dying along the Fundy shores of Nova Scotia. The characteristics of the mortalities and the widely dispersed areas, suggesting the possibility of of disease. This is currently being investigated by DFO.  However, a … Continue reading

TOURISM: More on Bay of Fundy Experience Centre at Digby

Showcasing the Bay of Fundy Jonathan Riley – Dean Kenley, Ian Barnes and Diane Theriault want to see a Bay of Fundy Experience Centre built on or over the water. Published on March 31, 2012 , Jonathan Riley , The Digby Courier A tourism group … Continue reading

RESEARCH: Call for RFP for Feasibility Study – Bay of Fundy Experience Centre (BoFEx)

The Bay of Fundy Experience Centre (BoFex) is a newly established not-for-profit organization currently in the process of planning for the development and establishment of a multi-sectorial Bay of Fundy Experience Centre in the Town of Digby area. This registered … Continue reading

BUSINESS: Princess of Acadia Ferry Status.

Will the vital ferry link between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick be maintained? That’s the perennial question around the Bay of Fundy. Here’s the latest news. N.S. and N.B. to invest in Bay of Fundy ferry 21/03/2012 1:21:14 PM CTV … Continue reading

FOOD: Cooking the Atlantic Sea Scallop

Digby Scallops, Published: 11/05/2009  From: http://www.scotiapages.com/article/digby-scallops.html   Digby Scallops A scallop is a marine bivalve mollusc of the family Pectinidae. Scallops are a universal family, found in all of the world’s oceans. Many scallops are highly valued as a food source. The brightly-colored, … Continue reading