KITTIWAKES NESTING – WHITE HORSE ISLAND Many years ago now, Kittiwakes started nesting on one of our Quoddy Islands. This painting was inspired by that event. Available from Fine Art america as : Wall Art, Art Prints & Framed Prints, Home Decor, … Continue reading ARTWORK: Kittiwakes Nesting
Black Guillemot The unobtrusive little Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle) is one of my favourite marine birds from the Bay of Fundy area. I first encountered them up close in 1960 when I was doing research on Outer Wood Island off … Continue reading MARINE BIRD LIFE – Black Guillemot
ORIGINALLY POSTED 2008. UPDATED 2018 Spy Hopping – Karen MacKay Here are some “odds and ends” of Killer whale records from the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. This beautiful whale is definitely rare. As a matter of … Continue reading KILLER WHALE RECORDS UPDATED – Rare but There!
The Wreck of the HMS Plumper, Bay of Fundy The following flipbook outlines basic information about this subject. Enlarge it to full screen to get the full benefit of the presentation. Then download it free and print it for your … Continue reading SHIPWRECKS: The Missing Treasure at Plumper Hole, Bay of Fundy
Lots of new and revised images are now available at art-mackay.pixels.com. This special pre-season sale offers a 15% discount to the first 15 buyers who respond before November 15th. This flipbook shows a few images uploaded this week. Lots more … Continue reading Save 15% on New Artwork – Offer expires Nov 15th
Originally posted in 2008. Updated November 2018 ENVIRONMENTALIST IS A NASTY WORD … APPARENTLY in 2008, I ran a community non-profit with a mandate to promote a sustainable environment four our community and I must now admit that every time … Continue reading Activists, Anarchists, Environmentalists and Whales
One of our excellent author-historians published a great book many years ago called History of islands & islets in the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, 1876. In it is this intriguing section: Champlain speaks of having anchored at … Continue reading MYSTERIES: If Champlain’s Anchor was found on Grand Manan, where is it now?
As most folks are now aware, thousands of dead Atlantic herring have been washing up along the shores of the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and citizens and researchers are considering a multitude of explanations. Is it a virus? a bacterium? … Continue reading FISHERY: Hunting for Answers: Dead Herring, Krill, Copepods and Demoic Acid |
A collection of seabird images from contributors and public domain sources. Identify the birds here and in the field with this classic. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North A More at: BIRDS: Bay of Fundy Seabirds … Continue reading BIRDS: Bay of Fundy Seabird Images
Sisson Mine project given EIA approval, Brian Kenny says Northcliff Resources’s open pit mine project, near Fredericton, is approved, subject to 40 conditions CBC News 32 Minutes Ago Sisson mine model The Sisson mine project’s environmental impact assessment has been … Continue reading ISSUES: Sisson Mine project given EIA approval – New Brunswick
There is nothing new in the ongoing saga of fossil fuels and the unique resources of the Bay of Fundy … an ecosystem that has been shown to have more marine species than any other along the coast of North … Continue reading ISSUES: Opposition to the Energy East Pipeline Plan Continues