Coastal Connections Talks
Coastal Connections is a speaker series highlighting different coastal and marine areas of New Brunswick. This fall and winter we highlighted the beautiful and diverse Quoddy Region of the Bay of Fundy, an incredible place in need of protection.
Attendees were able to hear from 3 different speakers about their connection to the Quoddy Region.
- ‘The Window’ by Bruce Smith of Seascape Kayak Tours. A talk about Rivers 2 Ocean, Bruce’s journey to paddle from Edmundston to Deer Island, New Brunswick along the Wolastoq (Saint John) River and the Bay of Fundy to raise awareness about our connection to water and the need for protection in the region.
- ‘There’s a Whale in My Weir and Other Stories from the Canadian Whale Institute’ by Sebastian Teunissen of the Canadian Whale Institute. A talk about the work the Institute has done over the past 25 years in conservation, research, educational programming and rescuing entangled whales.
- ‘Diving Back in Time: Underwater Changes in the Quoddy Region over 40 years’ by Dr. Claire Goodwin of the Huntsman Marine Science Centre. A talk about the Huntsman’s team of SCUBA divers and what they found when they surveyed subtidal sites in the Western Isles, Bay of Fundy that were last surveyed over 40 years ago for the ‘Bay of Fundy Research Inventory’.
Check out the recordings of events 1 and 3 if you were unable to attend:
Banner Photo: Justin Dutcher