ISSUES: Bay of Fundy is more than some strange rocks and lots of mud

Well, the Bay of Fundy didn’t win one of the seven coveted spots in the Seven Natural Wonders of the World contest, but it was one of the final 28 magnificent places around the world AND the only one from … Continue reading

ADVENTURES: Start planning your whale watching tour now!

The season can get busy … so it is wise to book well in advance. … 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

MYSTERIES: Does map prove the Vikings travelled to the Bay of Fundy?

Did the Vikings come south to Atlantic Canada and Maine? the Skalholt map seems to suggest this. What do you think? … Continue reading

BAY OF FUNDY STUDIES: Resource Surveys from the 1970s are now available online.

    Bay of Fundy Resource Inventory Studies are finally being made available online at: http://www.scribd.com/collections/4022339/EXPLORE-Original-Studies   … 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

EXPLORE: Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne Attraction: Historic Fort Location: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia GPS:  44.7416666667,-65.5152777778 Access: Fort Anne is maintained by Parks Canada and is limited by opening hours and/or entry charge. Where to Eat: Restaurants Where to Stay: Accommodations Where to Play: … Continue reading

SPECIAL PLACES: Concrete Fairy Tale Cottage, Huntington’s Point, Nova Scotia

Ellie Kennard originally shared this post on Google+: January 01, 2012 Fairy Tale Cottage This cottage was built at Huntington’s Point, Nova Scotia by Charles Macdonald, sometime between 1934-38. He and his wife built 5 of these fairy tale dwellings out … Continue reading

BUSINESS: Algonquin hotel may have new buyer

CBC News  Posted: Dec 1, 2011 5:49 PM AT Last Updated: Dec 1, 2011 5:36 PM AT Supply and Services Minister Claude Williams says the province is in serious negotiations with a potential buyer. (CBC)The provincial government may have found a buyer for … Continue reading