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Another previously unaired episode - Peter Mitchell and Michael Adams square off for the Northumberland County seat in the House of Commons ... See MoreSee Less

September 19th, 4:00 pm

In the spring of 1897, Norwegian-Canadian photographer Ole Larsen, visited the site of Ernest Hutchison's lumbering operations on the Renous River. These photographs were hand coloured by J. Leonard O'Brien. ... See MoreSee Less

September 18th, 4:00 pm

Tim Humes was nearly stranded on the Island on our final day of tours in 2014.  This Good Samaritan thought his canoe was abandoned and took it to shore, hoping to find its owner. #TBT

Tim Humes was nearly stranded on the Island on our final day of tours in 2014. This Good Samaritan thought his canoe was abandoned and took it to shore, hoping to find its owner. #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

September 17th, 4:00 pm

While installing our new interpretive panels this afternoon, this deer swam across to the Island from Nelson.

While installing our new interpretive panels this afternoon, this deer swam across to the Island from Nelson. ... See MoreSee Less

September 16th, 12:00 pm

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I saw deer tracks the last time I was there! Was wondering if they were residents or swimmers. Thanks! 🦌

In this episode of the Living Island, Ken visits the massive fox hole that was found on Beaubears a few weeks ago. ... See MoreSee Less

September 15th, 4:06 pm

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You do an awesome job Ken 👍

Our first Island fossil!  A petrified tree discovered on Friday last; come check it out at the Interpretive Centre 

Update:  A ~3 million years old and possibly a Cordaite Tree, which is considered a proto-coniferImage attachment

Our first Island fossil! A petrified tree discovered on Friday last; come check it out at the Interpretive Centre

Update: A ~3 million years old and possibly a Cordaite Tree, which is considered a proto-conifer
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September 14th, 4:00 pm

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I found it on the NW, mid-island, ~10m from the cliffs: Ken

Was this found in the Ballast side (down river )

Awesome

Awesome.

Were excited to announce that new Interpretive panels will be erected on the Island by months end, ready for the 2021 season.  Here is an example of one such panel.  Thanks to Parks Canada and the City of Miramichi for working with us on this initiative.

We're excited to announce that new Interpretive panels will be erected on the Island by month's end, ready for the 2021 season. Here is an example of one such panel. Thanks to Parks Canada and the City of Miramichi for working with us on this initiative. ... See MoreSee Less

September 13th, 4:00 pm

A brief summary of the dissolution of the shipbuilding firm headed by John Harley and George Burchill in early 1857. ... See MoreSee Less

September 12th, 4:00 pm

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Sean, the Harleys came from Court MacSherry, Co Cork. Where do the descendants live now?

Well done....

A view of guests clamoring aboard the steam ferry Rustler, headed to Beaubears Island.  Be sure to book passage on our Rustler, for your own Island experience, before September 26!

A view of guests clamoring aboard the steam ferry Rustler, headed to Beaubears Island. Be sure to book passage on our Rustler, for your own Island experience, before September 26! ... See MoreSee Less

September 11th, 12:00 pm

A tour gets underway in 2008 #TBT

A tour gets underway in 2008 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

September 10th, 4:00 pm

Found on the dock at Bicentennial Park.  If you’ve lost these glasses, please let us know

Found on the dock at Bicentennial Park. If you’ve lost these glasses, please let us know ... See MoreSee Less

September 9th, 4:48 pm

Ken looks at these vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers ... See MoreSee Less

September 8th, 4:00 pm