Please note that all programmes are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm in the Elmer Wilcox Memorial Lecture Hall (side entrance) at the Museum unless otherwise indicated. Admission is by donation unless otherwise indicated. Your generosity is warmly appreciated. Events with a set entrance fee, a different start time, or a different day of the week are marked with an *.All of the people who do evening presentations at our Museum volunteer their time and expertise. The Museum is deeply indebted to them for their contribution and the significant role that it plays in the life of our community.
“Atlantic Salmon Recovery Project at Dark Harbour Pond”
with Becky Graham,Fundy National Park Ecologist
The Fundy Salmon Recovery project is a collaboration between Parks Canada, industry, academia, federal and provincial governments, and First Nations to recover the endangered Inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon. Dark Harbour, Grand Manan, is home to the world's first marine conservation farm and is the heart of the recovery effort. As a result of our collaborative efforts, we have seen ecosystem improvement and returning salmon to Fundy National Park rivers.
presented byExpert Guides from theRoosevelt Campobello International Park.
U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt treasured neighbouring Campobello Island, N.B., as their summer retreat from the busyness of public life. Their magnificent summer cottage and surrounding grounds are now maintained as an international park celebrating their legacy. Join expert interpreters from Roosevelt Campobello International Park for a special presentation of the popular “Tea with Eleanor” program: stories of Eleanor Roosevelt’s life on Campobello Island and her years of activism and public service, all accompanied by Eleanor’s favourite blend of New Brunswick-made tea and delicious cookies. Starts at 2:00 pm, $8 admission – tickets sold in advance – we sold out early last year!
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“A Glimpse of Sable Island: My Years of Winter Field Work 1984-1990”
with Mike Strong, Marine Biologist, Curator of the Marine and Coastal Interpretive Center in L'Etete.
Experience the magnificent and remote island of sand and shipwrecks, Nova Scotia’s Sable Island, as Michael takes you back to the 1980s and 1990s, with his slide photography and stories of his work and experiences as a biologist working on the Grey Seal Enumeration Program. Learn about some of the island’s history – its shipwrecks, beach combing finds, geography, and of course, its fabled horses.
with Dr. Paul Bogaard, Professor Emeritus, Mount Allison University.
Champlain famously mapped the Bay of Fundy in 1604-1607,but less attention has been paid to his exploring the NewBrunswick coastline, from St. Martins to Grand Manan. Wewill follow his own journal for what discoveries were made.