Nature & Conservation

A Symphony Takes Flight

“A Symphony Takes Flight” There are defining moments in life, when one is truly humbled and finally able to grasp their place in the world as a participant, an observer, a protector…this one was mine. (Excerpt only from Canadian Wildlife, … Continue reading

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It’s in the Genes

Conservation topics help us see with fresh eyes – this makes us more conscious of and connected with our environment.  We begin to understand that we are a part of, not separate from, our surroundings. (excerpt from Atlantic Salmon Journal, … Continue reading

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Falcons of Fundy

  They are called ‘the wanderers’, from the Latin peregrinus meaning ‘coming from foreign parts’. So named for their lengthy migratory tendencies, the fascinating Falco peregrinus or peregrine falcon has once more resumed its wandering along the shores of the … Continue reading

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Free Fallin’

I remember my first trek into Walton Glen gorge and falls along the Bay of Fundy coast, partway between Alma and St. Martins. In particular, I recall the magical sense of wonder and adventure as I navigated inland from the … Continue reading

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Light Fantastic

In 2010, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) declared more than 970 Canadian lighthouses surplus. At the same time, the Parks Canada Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act came into effect, simplifying the process for groups to acquire—and assume responsibility for preserving—lighthouses in … Continue reading

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