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 to arrive a bit early to check out the community market … Continue reading Àros na Mara – Lunch & Learn
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 to sell? Want to book a table? Tables are $10.00. For … Continue reading Weekly Farmers Market at the Iona Port
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 the Access Point at Iona Port a success. Without your help this … Continue reading Thank you!
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 Pub – Bras d’Or Trivia – 8 pm June 9, … Continue reading World Oceans Day – “Our Oceans, Our Future”
We are in the planning stages for World Oceans Day! June 8 - 11, 2017 Keep an eye out for updates in the near future!
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 mass is dominated by a resplendent, brackish sea, called the Bras … Continue reading Central Cape Breton
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 Oceans, the well-being of our coastal communities, and what enhanced role … Continue reading Bras d’Or Lake Talks 2016
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 with depths only surpassed off the continental shelf. Studies within most … Continue reading A marine biologist could not find a better location …
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 arrived Knew what had to happen To keep this organized To … Continue reading World Oceans Day 2015
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.