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Welcome to BoFEP

The Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership is a virtual Institute, open to both individuals and groups  who are interested in the well being of the Bay of Fundy. It is our goal to promote the integrity, vitality, biodiversity and productivity of the Bay of Fundy Ecosystem, and to protect the social well-being and economic sustainability of its coastal communities. We strive to facilitate communication and co-operation among individuals and organizations interested in understanding, sustainably using and conserving the resources and unique ecology of the Bay of Fundy.

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Visit BoFEP’s 11th Bay of Fundy Science Workshop Page

June 8-10th, 2016
St. Thomas University Conference Centre
Fredericton, New Brunswick


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BoFEP Science Workshop Special Presentation

“Near Coastal and Submerged Land and Evidence of Past Occupation within the Bay of Fundy”. Brent Suttie is the New Brunswick Provincial Archaeologist and Director of the Archaeology Branch of the NB Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture. His specialty is reconstructing past landscapes and determining when they were occupied. Suttie He has been a …

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BoFEP Science Workshop Keynote Presentation

“Warming, ecosystem change, and fisheries in the Gulf of Maine:  from understanding to adaptation” Dr. Katherine Mills is an associate research scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine. As a quantitative fisheries ecologist, Kathy has studied ecosystem change and fish-ecosystem relationships in the Gulf of Maine region for over a decade.  …

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Call for Papers: 11th BoFEP Science Workshop

11th BoFEP Bay of Fundy Science Workshop “Fundy in Flux: Challenges for Science, Policy and Society” The Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership (BoFEP) is pleased to announce its 11th biennial BoFEP Bay of Fundy Science Workshop will take place in Fredericton, New Brunswick June 8-10th at the St. Thomas University Conference Center…… #15 Rigby Hall/Forest …

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St Andrews, lower Bay of Fundy | photo by Tim Foulkes

BoFEP Working to Develop Ocean Health Index for Bay of Fundy

The Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership will soon have an environmental health index (EHI) for the area stretching between the U.S. border and the Musquash Estuary. The aim of the BoFEP project is to establish a baseline from which to monitor environmental shifts and provide researchers and policy makers with a practical measure of ecosystem …

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