PART 4 | OCTOBER 28, 2015 Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results Story by Colin Woodard/ Staff WriterPhotos by Gregory Rec/ Staff Photographer Until two years ago, if you had walked down to the … Continue reading OCEAN WARMING – ARCHIVE 2015: Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results
“This is a documentary about the fragile and complex marine ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. The film traces relationships within the food chain – from tiny plankton to birds and seals and finally to whales and humans. The film … Continue reading BAY OF FUNDY: Where the Bay Becomes the Sea – a fragile and complex ecosystem.
“The Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership is a virtual Institute, open to both individuals and groups who are interested in the well being of the Bay of Fundy. It is our goal to promote the integrity, vitality, biodiversity and productivity … Continue reading INFORMATION: You need to follow the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership to get the latest
THE STORY: Many of us believe that a mystery unexplained remains a mystery and this seems to be true for Isle Haute, a particularly isolated and rugged island lying off Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy. While the professionals that … Continue reading TREASURE: Pirate Ned Low, Captain Kidd and the Treasure of Isle Haute, NS
Times have changed. This menu for a Luncheon at The American Museum of Natural History featured whale steak! More at: https://issuu.com/artmackay/docs/whaleonthemenu Continue reading HISTORY: Did you know that whale was on the menu at the American Museum of Natural History in 1918
The results of research carried out on Grand Manan Island in the early 1960s. Read the digital version FREE or purchase a printed copy at: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan By Art MacKay in PLACES – GRAND MANAN 16 … Continue reading PLACES: The Freshwater Fishes of Grand Manan
Grand Manan is rugged and beautiful and has attracted artists and photographers for many, many years. This is a small collection of old images taken primarily from postcards. Continue reading IMAGES: Some old images from Grand Manan Island
A Natural History of Brier Island was originally published in 1977 as a report to Parks Canada about the feasibility of Brier Island as a marine park. We have had many requests for these reports through the years and this … Continue reading PLACES: A Natural History of Brier Island
Passamaquoddy Bay Area, Bay of Fundy 1901 [pdf-embedder url=”https://archiveatlantic.files.wordpress.com/2018/12/b2a63-crewoftheschoonermadagascasawagreatsnake.pdf”%5D From: Tales from the Tides Inn. Illustrated by Art MacKay Continue reading Monsters: The Crew of the Schooner Madagasca Saw a Great Snake, 1901
Like old forts and fortifications? Make sure you visit these when you are in Saint John, NB. Continue reading EXPLORE: Some old fort and fortification sites in Saint John, NB
As the Gulf of Maine continues to warm, massive changes are happening. The Portland Press Herald has produced a series of significant articles about the warming trend in the Gulf of Maine and how it is impacting the lives of … Continue reading ISSUES: The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth – What does it mean?