Cliffs of Fundy Update Spring 2018

Application Progress 
The Steering Committee of the Cliffs of Fundy Aspiring Geopark has submitted its application to the Canadian Geoparks Network, which will deliberate and determine if Cliffs of Fundy will proceed to the next step in becoming a Global Geopark. This is an exciting time for the committee! Spring and Summer are going to be busy with preparations for a possible site visit from the Canadian evaluation team.

Ambassador Program
Engaging with the vibrant communities within the Geopark is an important step for Cliffs of Fundy. To facilitate this, an Ambassador Program is currently being developed. This will allow for mutually beneficial partnerships between the Geopark and the businesses and heritage sites within. Stay tuned for updates!

Networking
Representatives from the Steering Committee will be attending the Canadian National Committee for Geoparks Workshop in Ottawa this June, and the International UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks at the Adamello-Brenta UNESCO Global Geopark in Italy this September.

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Mi'kmaq History Month and some great information about the Peace and Friendship Treaties.#cliffsoffundyDid you know?The Peace and Friendship treaties (1725-1786), made between the Mi'kmaq and the British Crown, are often referred to as The Covenant Chain of Treaties, because like a chain, each treaty builds upon the other, strengthening what came before. These treaties share common core concepts and promises that protect netukulimk and our way of life. The 1725 treaty, negotiated in Boston, became the first-ever Peace and Friendship treaty.To learn more about our treaties and treaty relationships, check out this year's History Month poster at www.mikmaqhistorymonth.ca ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to everyone who attended our Celebration of Nova Scotia Music yesterday at the FPW Fire Hall. Thanks also to Oralee O'Byrne at the Age of Sail Museum for assisting with the planning of the event. And most especially, thanks to our talented performers: Jacques and Guyaume , High Tide and Hooligan's Ruff.#cliffsoffundy ... See MoreSee Less
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This presentation is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:30 p.m. All details below.#cliffsoffundyTOMORROW: Tuesday, October 19, 6:30-7:30PM Come learn about Climate Change & Mi’kmaw Knowledge from staff at the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq. Register here: bit.ly/3aIQ092 ... See MoreSee Less
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A piece of history in the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark.#cliffsoffundyBass River, NS – January 27, 1960 - Working crews from the Highways Department lost no time in starting replacement of the Bass River bridge after it was knocked off its abutments by a navy bus. The photo shows the bridge, some of its supports already cut away by department workers and resting in nearly two feet of snow on the bottom of Bass River.Colchester County, Nova Scotia #vintageNovaScotia ... See MoreSee Less
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The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark is pleased to be a part of the GEOfood program and currently have two GEOfood members - Cumberland Honey and BlackRock Bistro. Watch for more news about our GEOfood members soon!#BlackRockBistro#cumberlandhoney#cliffsoffundy ... See MoreSee Less
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What is a Geopark?

A Geopark is a designation that attracts tourists wishing to explore the connections between geology, local communities, culture, and nature. Geoparks are designed to promote tourism and celebrate a region’s uniqueness, and do not prohibit any land use.