A YOUTH’S GUIDE TO THE THE ACADIAN FOREST – Written for kids, this important free publication is vital for those of all ages! As clearcutting and spraying changes our forest ecosystem, it is important to understand what we are loosing. … Continue reading FORESTRY: What is the Acadian Forest Anyway?
Artwork & photos to download and use in your teaching, commercial and personal presentations or publications. Not for resale. The name Aster comes from the Ancient Greek word ἀστήρ (astḗr), meaning “star”, referring to the shape of the flower head. … Continue reading PLANTS: Beautiful Aster Photos for your publication or wall decoration.
Butternut tree suggests Vikings ‘went well beyond L’Anse aux Meadows,’ amateur historian says Jordan Gill · CBC News · Posted: Oct 26, 2019 8:00 AM AT The endangered butternut tree may hold clues to where else the Vikings visited in Canada. (Elke Semerad/CBC) An … Continue reading HISTORY – How an endangered tree may link Vikings to New Brunswick
Roughly 1 million pounds of wet dulse is harvested from Grand Manan’s Dark Harbour annually CBC News Posted: Jan 23, 2016 4:30 PM AT Last Updated: Jan 23, 2016 5:50 PM AT Dulse is hand harvested off the coast of … Continue reading SEAFOOD: Grand Manan, NB produces dulse for the world
Maine’s battle over who owns the rights to harvest on their intertidal area. Click to access rockweed-trial.pdf Continue reading ISSUES: Who Owns Rockweed Anyway.
There’s an interactive map that shows you how things have been going since 2001. You will be startled! FOLLOW THIS LINK TO EXPLORE THIS INTERACTIVE MAP. Continue reading FORESTRY: WE ARE LOSING OUR FORESTS GLOBALLY – Check out how bad it is in our area!! It’s bad!!
Well it seems that radioactive iodine has found it’s way into seaweeds on both coasts. Unfortunately there is little current information that I can find since it seems no testing is done along our Atlantic coast. Art MacKay Click to … Continue reading RADIOACTIVITY: Jeez … is your dulse radioactive?
Gardens of coral discovered in Gulf of Maine, October 7, 2015 Pilots and scientists inside the control van of the remotely operated underwater vehicle view the underwater scene in real time, collecting samples, images, and oceanographic data. Credit: Peter Auster … Continue reading PLACES: Did you know there are gardens of coral in the Gulf of Maine – check out these beautiful photos!