Bay of Fundy Science Workshops

1st Science Workshop (1996)

Bay of Fundy Issues:  a scientific overview.
Workshop Proceedings, Wolfville, N.S., January 29 to February 1, 1996. Environment Canada - Atlantic Region Occasional report No. 8, Environment Canada, Sackville, New Brunswick, 191 pp. Workshop Proceedings (pdf)

2nd Science Workshop (1997)

Coastal Monitoring and the Bay of Fundy
Proceedings of the Maritime Atlantic Ecozone Science Workshop, held in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Nov. 11-15, 1997. Huntsman Marine Science Centre, St. Andrews, N.B.196 pp.Workshop Proceedings (pdf)

3rd Science Workshop (1999)

Understanding Change in the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem.
Proceedings of the 3rd Bay of Fundy Science Workshop held on April 22-24, 1999 at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick. Workshop Proceedings (pdf)

4th Science Workshop (2000)

Opportunities and Challenges for Protecting, Restoring and Enhancing Coastal Habitats in the Bay of Fundy.
The 4th Bay of Fundy Science Workshop was held  jointly with the 4th International Coastal Zone Canada 2000 Conference from September 19 to 21, 2000, at the Trade and Convention Centre in Saint John, NB, Canada.  
Workshop Proceedings  (PDF)       

5th Science Workshop (2002)

Health of the Bay of Fundy: Assessing Key Issues: including The Bay of Fundy Coastal Forum "Taking the Pulse of the Bay".
5th Bay of Fundy Science Workshop, May 13-16th, 2002.Huggins Hall, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS.
Workshop Proceedings [PDF]
Coastal Forum Proceedings [PDF]

6th Science Workshop (2004)

The Changing Bay of Fundy - Beyond 400 Years
September 29th - October 2nd, 2004. Annapolis Basin Conference Centre, Cornwallis Park, Nova Scotia.
Workshop Summary Report (Prepared for GOMCME Summit) [PDF]
Workshop Evaluation Report (Results from evaluation forms) [PDF]
Workshop Proceedings. [PDF]

7th Science Workshop (2006)

"Challenges in Environmental Management in the Bay of Fundy-Gulf of Maine". October 25- 27, 2006. Fairmont Algonquin Hotel, St. Andrews, NB.
Workshop overview and award winners.
Workshop Proceedings [PDF]
Workshop Photo Gallery [PDF]

8th Science Workshop (2009)

“Resource Development and Its Implications in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine”. May 26-29, 2009. Acadia University, Wolfville, NS.
Workshop Overview and Award Winners
Workshop Proceedings [PDF]
Workshop Photo Gallery [PDF]

9th Science Workshop (2011)

Delta Brunswick, Saint John, NB. September 27-30, 2011.
Workshop page
Book of Abstracts
General poster
Student award poster

Workshop Proceedings (PDF)
Workshop Photo Gallery (PDF)

10th Science Workshop (2014)

June 2014 in Halifax NS in conjunction with the Coastal Zone Canada Conference.
Proposed theme:
“Sustaining the Bay of Fundy: Linking Science, Communication, Policy and Community Action”.
Preliminary announcement
Special Sessions Template - Request for proposals - Deadline August 9, 2013

               Other BoFEP Workshops

"Threats to the Health of the Bay of Fundy: Potential Problems Posed by Pollutants"
St. Andrews, NB,
30th April 2010.

Proceedings of a workshop organized under the auspices of BoFEP's Working Group on Stress and Cumulative Effects, Fairmont Algonquin Hotel, St. Andrews, New Brunswick.Editors M.D.B. Burt and P.G. Wells. BoFEP Technical Report No. 5,  72 pages, December 2010.

Planners' Workshops
"Tools for Healthy Watersheds"
Digby, NS - March 16, 2011
Saint John, NB - March 23, 2011
Sackville, NB - March 24, 2011

A series of Workshops jointly organized by BoFEP and the Ecology Action Centre for Municipal and Regional Planners from all around the Bay of Fundy. The purpose of the workshops was to increase municipal and regional planners' awareness of the many complex linkages between land-based activities within their municipalities and the health of coastal habitats and watersheds, as well as to provide information on appropriate tools for watershed protection. The following workshop items are available online in PDF format:

           Final Report on Workshops
          "Tools for Healthy Watersheds: Final Participants Report"
          "The Bay of Fundy and its Water". Presentation by Ashley Sprague
          "What do we Mean by Tools? Presentation by Jennifer Graham
          "Kings County Lake Monitoring Program". Leanne Jennings
          "Developing a Regional Monitoring Framework for Saint John Harbour". Presentation by Kelly
                   Munkitrick, Tim Arciszewski and Susan Farquharson
          "Some Principles of Eco-toxicology: Its all about the Risk". Presentation by Les Burridge
          "Riparian Zone Enhancement and Protection of the Annapolis River Watershed". Levi Cliche
          "Sea Level Rise and Salt Marsh Restoration in the Bay of Fundy: Two Case Studies". Jeff Ollerhead

Planners Workshops
"Mitigating Impacts of Stormwater, Wastewater and Pharmaceuticals
 in the Environment"

 The ‘Stormwater and Wastewater Management’ workshops, hosted jointly by BoFEP and the Ecology Action Centre, were part of a larger BoFEP project titled ‘Utilizing a Comprehensive Approach for Addressing Toxic Chemical Concerns Affecting Sustainable Use of The Bay of Fundy’. The workshops were designed to help planners, municipal officials and other interested Stakeholders effectively manage stormwater while also Raising awareness on the impacts of pharmaceuticals In the marine environment. This report presents Research findings on the impacts of pharmaceuticals In the aquatic environment and available treatment and mitigation options, as well as a summary of the ‘Stormwater and Wastewater Management Workshops’.
Final Report on Workshops