Wayfinding Signage RFP

The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark has issued a Request for Proposal for Wayfinding Signage Plan, with a closing date of Feb 3rd.

RFP CoF Geopark Wayfinding Signage Plan – 20 Jan 2023

Additional Documentation:

GEO Signage Outline June 2022
Geosite Coordinates Jan 2023



Celebrate Mother Earth and Invest in Our Planet

Cumberland and Colchester Counties – We are approaching an important day in the life of the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark, and in fact of the whole planet. This Friday, April 22nd is Earth Day in Canada and it’s time to celebrate Mother Earth. In fact, the UN General Assembly has designated April 22nd as International Mother Earth Day and acknowledges that it impacts two of the Sustainable Development Goals: #15 Life on Land and #17 Partnerships for the Goals.

Now, more than ever, it is important to acknowledge our position within the dynamic planet where we all live and take action to leave this place a little better than we found it. The theme for Earth Day this year is Invest in our Planet. The world we live in is changing rapidly and we must work together to preserve and protect our environment, our health, our families, and our livelihoods.   Read More >>>



Community Spirit Is Alive in the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark

Cumberland and Colchester Counties – The annual Lieutenant-Governor’s Community Spirit Award celebrates and recognizes the civic and community spirit shown by people and their communities. The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark was thrilled to receive one of this year’s awards on behalf of all the communities within the Geopark.

A special celebration held on Saturday November 13th featured His Honour, the Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc and his wife, Her Honour Mrs. Patsy LeBlanc travelling to Parrsboro to present the coveted award. Although the days leading up to the event were cloudy and damp, the gathering of approximately 150 people enjoyed a wonderful sunny and warm afternoon. Residents attended from Bible Hill, Lower Truro, Great Village, Bass River, Economy, Five Islands, Black Rock, Parrsboro, Fox River, Spencer’s Island and points in between to celebrate together and demonstrate their community spirit.   Read More >>>



Employment Opportunities

Come work with the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark this summer. There are 4 different and unique opportunities and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Reliable transportation is required as you will be working at a variety of locations within the Geopark. Wage rate is $14 per hour plus mileage expenses will be covered. Full training is provided. Positions are available for students returning to full-time education in September as well as youth up to the age of 30 years (not necessarily students). Interviews will start the first week of May with an early start date anticipated. All COVID protocols will be followed. We welcome diverse applicants. Come Join Our Team!! To apply, send your resume to beth.peterkin@fundygeopark.ca.

Position #1GEOfood Program Developer – Help us kick-start this program and work with food producers, restaurants, and other businesses in the Geopark.
Position #2Tourism Ambassador – We are expecting a large influx of Nova Scotians visiting the Fundy Shore this summer. Help to make their visit the best experience ever and share your passion about our little piece of the world.
Position #3Oral and Visual History Collection – Take photos and videos and record oral histories from residents up and down our shore – how cool is that!
Position #4Geoscience Support – Work with our amazing Geoscientist and learn about our local geology – and then share your knowledge with our visitors.



Summer Employment Opportunities

We have two positions available for students to join our team for the summer of 2021. These positions are partially funded by Nova Scotia Student Summer Skills Incentive and you must be entering or returning to school full time in September to be eligible to apply. You must be a permanent Nova Scotia resident or have lived in NS for at least 6 months prior to the start of work.

The anticipated start date is on or before May 10, 2021 and the employment period is 14 weeks. Students will work 35 hours per week and the wage rate is $14.00 per hour. Occasional evening or weekend work will be required. Fluency in English is required and the ability to communicate in Mi’kmaq or French is considered an asset.   Read More >>>



Job Posting – Summer Student Employment

Cliffs of Fundy Global Geopark – Welcome Centre, Economy, Nova Scotia

Position: GeoHeritage Assistant

Tenure: May 31 – Sept 3 (Consideration will be given the ideal student who cannot begin May 31, but within 2 weeks of the that date)   Read More >>>



Trail Exterior Interpretive Panels Request for Quotation

The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark has issued a Request for Quotation for Trail Exterior Interpretive Panels, with a closing date of April 16th.

CLICK HERE for the RFQ



Introduction to GEOfood – an international brand for local food in UNESCO Global Geoparks

For Immediate Release – The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark is pleased to have joined the international GEOfood initiative. We are preparing to roll out the GEOfood program in the spring of 2021 and will soon be hosting a series of information meetings for local producers, harvesters, restauranteurs, groceries, farmers’ markets and accommodation providers.

The GEOfood brand defines the “taste quality” based on local traditions and users, connected with geological heritage along with the history of the Geopark!   Read More >>>



New Year – New Staff at the Cliffs of Fundy Geopark

Debert, NS – The Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark welcomes everyone to 2021 with wishes for a safe and healthy year for us all. A big bonus in our Geopark world, is all our sites and activities are outdoors – one of the safest places to be in this time of COVID. Winter is a fabulous time to explore your favourite geosite, and you can be sure it will bring a fresh beauty and sense of wonder that you can’t experience in the summer months.   Read More >>>



Changes Front and Centre at the Geopark

Debert, NS – 300 million years ago in the Coal Age, the one world Pangea took shape. 200 million years ago in the Age of Dinosaurs, it began to rip apart, and the modern world was born. The Cliffs of Fundy Geopark is continuing the legacy established by the breaking apart of the super-continent Pangea and has established a new Geopark world.

At our Annual General Meeting last month, Chair Don Fetcher’s term came to an end. Mr. Fletcher has guided the Geopark well since our incorporation in January 2019, through all the development work and into our UNESCO designation in July of this year. He was instrumental in keeping the Board, staff and volunteers all rowing in the same direction and was so proud to host a COVID-style celebration in August 2020. We thank him for his outstanding leadership and determination to get the job done!   Read More >>>



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𝐑𝐢𝐭𝐚 𝐉𝐨𝐞 𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐞The Mi'kmaw poet from Eskasoni & We'koqma'q First Nations in Unamaki, Rita Joe, is Nova Scotia`s honoree for Heritage Day 2023. Born in 1932 and died in 2007, Rita Joe published her first collection of poetry in 1978 before going on to publish 6 more works and earn many honours.Heritage Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February each year. ℹ️ heritageday.novascotia.ca/content/2023-honouree-rita-joe ℹ️ www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/rita-joe ... See MoreSee Less
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Recognize these Geopark signs? The Cliffs of Fundy is currently seeking proposals for a wayfinding signage plan. If this is something you or anyone you know has experience in, click the link below or check out the News Page under the about tab on fundygeopark.ca to download the Request for Proposal and supporting documents! fundygeopark.ca/2023/01/23/wayfinding-signage-rfp/Photo courtesy of Tourism NS ... See MoreSee Less
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Welcome Sacha Brake, our new Director!Originally from Newfoundland, Sacha has always been fascinated by the ocean and feels at home on any coastline. She has lived in Nova Scotia for the better part of her life and has called Truro home for the last decade. With a passion for asset based community development, farmers market pastries and a good cup of tea, Sacha has spent much of her working life in roles that support the growth of individuals, communities and businesses in our region. Whether through personal study, one on one conversation or group workshops and presentations she thrives on learning and knowledge sharing. She studied Theatre and has a Bachelor of Fine Art from Memorial University of Newfoundland and carries her creativity, positive attitude and drive for learning and community connection into every aspect of her life. Sacha believes in the immense power of storytelling, sharing your knowledge and experience with others to better understand what we've come from and where we are going. Always a beachgoer and avid stay-cationer, Sacha opened her horizons a few summers ago exploring the Fundy shore and after making friends with her first hermit crab, she was hooked. She is excited to do all she can to support the continued growth and development of the Geopark and to promote and share our rich geological and cultural history. ... 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.