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Ken speaks on two very early guests to the Island, and what they can tell us about its history. ... See MoreSee Less

August 4th, 4:00 pm

This coal shovel was donated by board member Gérard Picot, who quipped that it was tools such as this that heralded the end of the Islands wooden sailing ships.

This coal shovel was donated by board member Gérard Picot, who quipped that it was tools such as this that heralded the end of the Island's wooden sailing ships. ... See MoreSee Less

August 3rd, 4:00 pm

A photo of the Great Egret, a new species for the Beaubears Island bird checklist, captured by Capt. Donna Savoy

A photo of the Great Egret, a new species for the Beaubears Island bird checklist, captured by Capt. Donna Savoy ... See MoreSee Less

August 2nd, 12:00 pm

The first bridge to cross the (SW) Miramichi River between Derby and Nelson - it`s construction in the 1880s, and eventual loss in 1912 ... See MoreSee Less

August 1st, 4:01 pm

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My grandfather always told the story that his father Jim Green was the last man to step foot on the bridge, he had ignored the signs and snuck across to visit his buddies that night and when he stepped foot back on the Derby Junction side the bridge collapsed behind him. He was very lucky man... and according to grandad a fair stubborn one as well.

Nathan took members of his family for a tour, and they spent the afternoon exploring both of our National Historic Sites.  Our sincere thanks to them for spending their day with us!

Nathan took members of his family for a tour, and they spent the afternoon exploring both of our National Historic Sites. Our sincere thanks to them for spending their day with us! ... See MoreSee Less

July 31st, 12:00 pm

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What a wonderful day it was exploring the history and natural untouched beauty of Beabears Island!

Our Board Treasurer, Dee Goforth, joins Tim Humes and Seth Page for a paddle in 2016 #TBT

Our Board Treasurer, Dee Goforth, joins Tim Humes and Seth Page for a paddle in 2016 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

July 30th, 4:00 pm

Thanks to the various groups that composed the seventeen hikers who visited the Island today!  Be sure to catch the ferry to the Island yourself, and visit the Island this season!

Thanks to the various groups that composed the seventeen hikers who visited the Island today! Be sure to catch the ferry to the Island yourself, and visit the Island this season! ... See MoreSee Less

July 29th, 4:00 pm

Join Ken as he talks about the Pileated Woodpecker in this week's "The Living Island." ... See MoreSee Less

July 28th, 4:00 pm

This shoe-cast would have been well used, as indicated by the indentations and nail marks on the sole. It would either have been used to re-sole children’s shoes or to display finished products for customers to purchase.

This shoe-cast would have been well used, as indicated by the indentations and nail marks on the sole. It would either have been used to re-sole children’s shoes or to display finished products for customers to purchase. ... See MoreSee Less

July 27th, 4:00 pm

The many international voyages of "The Standard"- a ship built on Beaubears Island in 1847. ... See MoreSee Less

July 25th, 4:00 pm

life returning to its annual abundance

- Ken Walker points out the next generation of pine trees sprouting from the remnants of their forebears

"life returning to its annual abundance""

- Ken Walker points out the next generation of pine trees sprouting from the remnants of their forebears
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July 24th, 4:00 pm

A look at the displays inside the Interpretive Centre in 2008 #TBT

A look at the displays inside the Interpretive Centre in 2008 #tbt ... See MoreSee Less

July 23rd, 4:00 pm