INFORMATION: You need to follow the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership to get the latest

“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

MARINE LIFE: A Guide to Common Marine Life of the Gulf of Maine

Common Marine Life of the Gulf of Maine – Views: 2,175 Information sheets for 27 species of plants and invertebrates commonly found in the intertidal area in the Gulf of Maine and Bay of Fundy. Great for teachers and tour guides. Each … Continue reading MARINE LIFE: A Guide to Common Marine Life of the Gulf of Maine

ISSUES: If there’s nothing for fish to eat, there’s no fish for you to eat!

So where have all our fish gone anyway? Think small! If you spend much time exploring the intertidal waters of Cobscook Bay, you are likely to have seen a variety of creatures that look like shrimp. Many shrimp-like invertebrates found … Continue reading ISSUES: If there’s nothing for fish to eat, there’s no fish for you to eat!

ISSUES: The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming spots on Earth – What does it mean?

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?

OCEAN LIFE: What the heck is KRILL anyway and why are they important to whales and fish?

Krill or Euphausid Shrimp are vital forage species that are at the very foundation of life in the ocean. Fish, birds, seals, whales and even humans depend on them. Life in our oceans forms a complex food web that depends … Continue reading OCEAN LIFE: What the heck is KRILL anyway and why are they important to whales and fish?

WHALES: Killer Whales in the North Atlantic … Have you seen one yet?

Most of us know that Killer Whales or Orcas are common in the Pacific. But did you know they occur along the Atlantic coast of the United States and Canada? Source: WHALES: Killer Whales in the North Atlantic … Have … Continue reading WHALES: Killer Whales in the North Atlantic … Have you seen one yet?