"From afternoon chats and much research comes the tenderly written and hugely inspiring Sanctuary: The Story of Naturalist Mary Majka, a biographical jaunt that takes readers on a journey spanning decades, continents, wars and resettlement."
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Category Archives: Nature & Conservation
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
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
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
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