February, 2008. It’s been fascinating watching the fever building in Saint John around “The Great Energy Hub”. Certainly everyone is doing a great job in building the hype that seems to be necessary to move these developments forward. The Telegraph … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Saint John’s Energy Hub Hype – 2008
3/6/21 The article below was written many years ago when LNG developments in Passamaquoddy Bay were threatening the Northern Right Whale population that summered in this area. The effort to stop the LNG developments was successful but little has changed … Continue reading WHALES: Looking back at the LNG threat to the Northern Right Whale – 2007. Has anything changed?
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J.D. Irving fined $60,000, pleads guilty to destroying heron nests. Originally published Monday, 9:48 PM 2008 AT CBC News (Original deleted at CBC) Forestry giant J.D. Irving Ltd. was fined $60,000 after pleading guilty Monday to destroying a blue heron … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: Irving Fined for Destroying Heron Nests
These images are of an object found on the beach below Friar’s Head at Campobello. Because the object predates the island’s aquaculture industry, it may have been used in the weir fishery. Older area residents can likely identify it if … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Fundy Mystery – Can You Identify This Object?
Roger Nason – In my research for the Grand Manan ferry system, I discovered the “Snow Maiden” shown in this photo, frequently acted as an auxiliary freight schooner during the First World War when the “Aurora” or first steamer “Grand … Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: The Snow Maiden, Grand Manan, NB & Mass.
Something that may be of interest to some. A Google Earth file I created for a metal detecting group I belong to using government data that I acquired from both Federal and Provincial sources. Shows the locations of most of … Continue reading TREASURES: What treasures can be found in these old NB dump sites?
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EXPLORE: Forts & Fortifications in Maine and the Maritimes TIME TO PLAN YOUR EXPLORATIONS! Zoom in and click on each balloon to get details about each site. on April 20, 2020 Source: Fundy Tides: EXPLORE: Forts & Fortifications in Maine … Continue reading EXPLORE: Forts & Fortifications in Maine and the Maritimes
With elections looming in New Brunswick, it is disheartening to see how little progress has been made in the 5 years since this was published. As Rod Cumberland enters the political arena, we can only hope that things change for … Continue reading ISSUES: If A Tree Falls – Rod Cumberland Interview at Wilderness Obsession
Here’s an example for the International St. Croix River. I’m part owner of my power company and I want my shares! …and my dividends! by Art MacKay Our earth is filled with valuable assets. Consider our quarries, our gold … Continue reading COMMUNITY: Could citizens participate directly in publicly owned businesses of your state or province? Food for thought.
Once common along our east coast, the wolf seems to have made a comeback. As Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum said … it was just a matter of time. News articles like those below from the past … Continue reading CREATURES: And the wolf returns to New Brunswick.
CANADA IS BOUND BY LAW OF THE SEA TO PROTECT ENDANGERED WHALES, THEIR HABITAT, AND THEIR FORAGE (Updated February 14, 2020) I’m currently researching once more the various treaties and laws that oblige the Government of Canada to protect Right … Continue reading ISSUES: Did you know that Canada is bound by the Law of the Sea to protect endangered whales, their habitat and feed?
Specimens in natural history collection include parakeet from 1869 that’s now extinct Jennifer Sweet · CBC News · Posted: Feb 09, 2020 8:30 AM AT | Donald McAlpine, head of natural history at the New Brunswick Museum, holds a greylag goose shot on Grand … Continue reading SCIENCE: NB Museum touts natural history treasures as province moves to pare them down
A couple interesting articles on the importance of Mysid shrimp to the groundfish in the Bay of Fundy, principally at Passamaquoddy Bay. Download here Continue reading FISHERIES: The importance of Mysid shrimp to the ground fishery in Passamaquoddy Bay
VIEW & DOWNLOAD FREE @ MAGCLOUD Mysid Shrimp – Winter Food for Young Groundfish By Art MacKay in MARINE INVERTEBRATES 4 pages, published 12/12/2019 Mysids are tiny shrimp-like marine invertebrates that are distributed mainly in the coastal zone of the … Continue reading MARINE LIFE: This tiny shrimp like Mysid is vital to overwintering groundfish
ANNUAL REPORT 2019 N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division EDITORS NOTE: It’s been 8 years since we last received a report from Bambi Deerburger. We just found this current version in an email that came from an address in St. … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on deer life today … not heard from since 2008.
I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading BUSINESS: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC
16 years later … has anything changed? TAKE NOTE: THE MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE LEVEL IS ≤ 200 E. coli /100 mL LEARN MORE AT: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/canada/health-canada/migration/healthy-canadians/publications/healthy-living-vie-saine/water-recreational-recreative-eau/alt/pdf/water-recreational-recreative-eau-eng.pdf Continue reading RIVERS: Looking back on high coliform levels in the St. Croix River – 2003
Recent Renovations to Pendlebury Lighthouse has given it a new life. Guarding the entrance to St. Andrews Harbour since 1833, this is the oldest light in the area. Named after the family that ran it for nearly a century, it … Continue reading EXPLORE NB: New life for Pendlebury Light at St. Andrews