SEA THINGS

By Art MacKay | Remarkable creatures and more from our oceans.

TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THIS PHOTO: Rockweed and Baby Eiders.

<i>You can see the importance of rockweed for nurturing baby eiders in this photo. They live in the rockweed at the edge of the water before they are</i> …

Nature

Fundy Tides

Sustainable Ancient Aquaculture<p>Sustainable Ancient Aquaculture – National Geographic Society (blogs)<p>Written by: Mark J. Spalding, Kathryn Peyton and …

ATLANTIC ARCHIVE – Media from Ministers Island, Charlotte County, NB

Ministers Island is an historic Canadian island in New Brunswick’s Passamaquoddy Bay near the town of St. Andrews. The 690-acre island lies several h…

New Brunswick

ADVENTURES, Birding: Birds of Coastal Maine – Vintage Field Card – Free Download

A Natural History of Brier Island, N…

Surveys for Parks Canada identified three natural marine areas of Canadian significance in the Bay of Fundy which they considered for the first …

Glooscap Legends — The New Images

Glooscap or Glooskap is featured in legends and stories from New England to Newfoundland and Labrador. In fact, recent writers have speculated that …

Newfoundland and Labrador

Art's Place

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POSTERS: Fishing Boats on the Bay of Fundy. William Bradford, 1860

Enjoy art at reasonable poster prices. This delightful painting is by William Bradford, circa 1860.<p>Fishing Boats on the Bay of Fundy<p>By Art MacKay in …

COMMENTS ARE NOW POSSIBLE!

Seems I had the wrong button pushed and it wasn't possible for anyone to comment. I think that is fixed ... so ... give it a try to see if it is …

COFFEE MUGS, COFFEE MUGS, COFFEE MUGS! Dozens of images to choose from!

We all love our coffee mugs and dozens of my images are now available on the mug size of your choice. Check them all out.<p>Need something special with …

THE TIME THE CANARY DIED: The passing of the Red-necked phalarope from the Quoddy Region and what it means.

When I went away to do graduate work at McGill University I experienced a vacuum, a void, a realization that something was missing. Moving west to …

Birds

SIGNIFICANT AREAS: Minas Basin, Nova Scotia

One of the most significant publications on the important areas in the Bay of Fundy was carried out by M-I. Buzeta, R. Singh, and S. Young-Lai. …

Canada

ISSUES: Dead Mink and Dead Herring: The locals speak out.

Art MacKay I stand by my article! The author was going to reference it … but the editor nixed it. http://bayoffundy.ca/archives/8610<p>Art MacKay This …

Fish

ISSUE

The current herring and invertebrate deaths along the Nova Scotia shore of the Bay of Fundy have folks speculating about cause. One of the persistent …

Climate Change

ISSUES: Wow! Lot’s of fishing activity in SW Nova Scotia – What’s going on?

We have all been following the mystery of the dead herring and invertebrates in the waters of St. Mary’s Bay and Southwest Nova Scotia. We had a …

Nova Scotia

ISSUES

Here’s something that even I can understand. Check it out. Particularly the end where it relates to other species.

Marine Biology

FISHERIES: Just how much have things changed you ask!

Some of us remember the Quoddy Region as a bustling centre of activity fed by the abundant fisheries of the area. In only a few decades this has …

Nature

COUGAR: Anyone heard something like this on a cold, cold night?

ISSUES: Latest Report on Extensive tests for NS Herring Kills from DFO – No cause identified as yet.

Thanks to Darren Porter<p><i>DFO is working with partners such as the CFIA and ECCC to investigate the potential causes of the mass mortality of herring</i> …

Medicine

ISSUES: Do Dead Mink and Dead Herring Have Something in Common?

<i>COMMENT: There have been some pretty negative comments about this article. Please read the supporting documents before you blast off. This is a</i> …

Nova Scotia

ISSUES: More Herring Mortalities Reported at Seawall, St. Mary’s Bay, Digby Neck

Fish

ISSUES: New Herring and Invertebrate Mortalities reported December 26, 2016

Massive mortalities of herring, lobster, starfish, bar clams and other invertebrate species have been reported by Eric Bruce Hewey on Facebook. ( …

Fish

BEHOLD! THE MANUSCRIPT REVIVED

<i>“A manuscript is any document written by hand or typewritten”</i><p>I have been scanning some of my old articles and presentations … some of which go well …

Books

FISHERIES: Yup, fish diseases and parasites can be bad for humans too! Learn all the disgusting details here.

I was click, click, clicking my way through Google search looking for something that would help folks understand the potential problems affecting …

Biological Species

HERRING: Mortalities in Nova Scotia Nov-Dec 2016

This page was established December 20, 2016 for the express purpose of recording issues and actions around the Bay of Fundy. The following map will …

Nova Scotia

CREATURES: The Seals of Fundy

There are four species of seals which you may see in the Bay of Fundy<p><b>Harbour Seals</b> (<i>Phoca vitulina concolor</i>) Present to common throughout the Bay of …

Nature

FUNDY RECIPES: Really … it seems we used to make our own ketchup!

If you are in the business of taking care of yourself instead of getting everything at the big box stores and supporting the super companies like …

Recipes

Sign the Petition: Dead Herring Demand Action: Stop Sea Life Die-Off!

PLEASE NOTE:<p>Almost six weeks have passed since the original targeted recipients of this petition were informed by Open Letter</i> …

ISSUE: NB Government breaks trust with its citizens – Exclusive docs show water flip by NB government, leading up to Energy East

<i>KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) — Through an Access to Information request, the Halifax Media Co-op has acquired documents that further confirm New Brunswick</i> …

Canada