A great treasure hunt. Maybe you can find it? THE STORY Major Gilfred Studholm, in command of Fort Howe at Saint John, welcomed the Loyalists in 1783 and helped them settle in Saint John, NB and surrounding areas including Apohaqui. … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Where did Major Studholme hide his treasure and who will find it?
“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.
New Brunswick History and Other Stuff – See them all at johnwood1946 Table of Contents, Rev. December 19, 2018 The blog posts follow this Table of Contents, in the sequence shown. To access a particular post, copy and paste the title, or a … Continue reading HISTORY: One of the most extensive and growing collection of articles about Atlantic Canada and beyond!
Waterfalls – spectacular in all seasons Planning a trip? Check out this google map that shows many of the waterfalls in New Brunswick and the locations. Take the time to explore these delightful locations when you are on … Continue reading EXPLORE: The Waterfalls of New Brunswick
Road trip from Manitoba to New Brunswick THE STORY Karen is my daughter and Bea is … well … my daughter’s travel companion. Karen travels widely and Bea, a gift from a friend, accompanies here everywhere. Bea is, without a … Continue reading TRAVEL: Across Canada with Bea and Karen
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
June 18, 2018 – New concerns are being expressed about the decline of Right Whale populations and the impacts on commercial fishing. Why are whale migration patterns changing? How can we balance the threatened right whale population against the vital … Continue reading BIRDS & WHALES: The Phalarope is Fundy’s “canary” … is it dead or dying.
I’ve lived in New Brunswick alongside Maine for most of my life. Apart from really serious problems related to its historical use of natural resources, the state has remained famous for its environment and its smart governance of its natural … Continue reading ISSUES: LePage tried to divert land conservation money to timber harvesting on Maine lands
Dolphins herded to open water off Lamèque Department of Fisheries and Oceans official says dolphins are being monitored after being moved to open waterBy Gail Harding, CBC News Posted: Oct 07, 2016 8:14 AM AT Last Updated: Oct 07, 2016 8:28 … Continue reading WHALES: Dolphins herded to open water off Lamèque – New Brunswick
Another great Google map showing some of the sea glass sites in Nova Scotia. It’s a personal map that can’t be shared … so follow this link to get the details: BEST PLACES FOR SEAGLASS IN NOVA SCOTIA Continue reading EXPLORE NS: Another great map for Sea Glass lovers
Another old post from 2007 – Scientists listen to endangered whales By Russ Bynum, Associated SAVANNAH, Ga. — Beneath the ocean, microphones listen around the clock for the mooing calls of endangered North Atlantic right whales in an eavesdropping experiment … Continue reading WHALES: Spying on animals is relatively inexpensive
Under the United National Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), we have established Zones of influence over our oceans. They are less than perfect, but there are legal mechanisms for settling disputes, although ultimately “power”, financial or physical, … Continue reading OUTSIDE THE BOX: Community Economic Zones – Let’s Do Business!