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Àros na Mara – Lunch & Learn

Saturday, October 7, 11am -1 pm Join us where beauty, science, and culture meet and learn about one of our province’s greatest indigenous resources, Canada’s Inland Sea the Bras d’Or Lake. Enjoy local offerings of soup, biscuits and apple crisp for dessert! You may want… Continue Reading “Àros na Mara – Lunch & Learn”

Weekly Farmers Market at the Iona Port

    Join us at the Iona Port for our weekly Farmers Market from 12-3pm This week’s vendors include fresh locally grown vegetables, photography, preserves, baked good and more! In addition to the market we are also having a flea. Have a few things… Continue Reading “Weekly Farmers Market at the Iona Port”

Thank you!

We would like to express our thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors, presenters, musicians and guest speakers for your generosity in making our 3rd World Oceans Day and the opening of the Bras d’Or Lake Water Route, a part of the Great Trail and… Continue Reading “Thank you!”

World Oceans Day – “Our Oceans, Our Future”

As we work to finalize the details of World Oceans Day 2017, we have the following theme in mind for the weekend – “Our Oceans, Our Future”. Below is listed the schedule of events planned to date for June 8-11th: June 8, Thursday:  Frolic n’ Folk… Continue Reading “World Oceans Day – “Our Oceans, Our Future””

World Oceans Day 2017

We are in the planning stages for World Oceans Day! June 8 – 11, 2017 Keep an eye out for updates in the near future!

Central Cape Breton

  A quick glance of a map of Cape Breton Island from the perspective of a spiralling bald eagle reveals the geographical uniqueness of the Island. Its exterior coastline is surrounded by the salty waters of the western North Atlantic, while its interior land… Continue Reading “Central Cape Breton”

Bras d’Or Lake Talks 2016

After a successful launch of World Oceans Day in 2015 we are pleased to announce the addition of the Bras d’ Or Lake TALKS. This forum is for interested parties to gather to share stories, possibilities and affects about the health of the World’s… Continue Reading “Bras d’Or Lake Talks 2016”

A marine biologist could not find a better location …

A marine biologist could not find a better location to study marine ecosystems than the Bras d’Or Lakes. Their unique qualities provide unmatched research possibilities. A wide variety of habitats are found here, from shallow eel grass beds, through rocky bottoms to a trench… Continue Reading “A marine biologist could not find a better location …”

World Oceans Day 2015

  Myrna’s Oceans Day Thank You Poem – 2015 From 20 years of dreaming 20 years of showing up 20 years of trying Unwilling to give up Throw in the towel Say that’s enough From the first responders on the job Before I even… Continue Reading “World Oceans Day 2015”

World Oceans Day 2016

World Oceans Day, held every June, is the United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations and community events to support actions to protect the oceans.