ALMA, NB, July 24 /CNW/ - Mr. Rob Moore, Member of Parliament for Fundy
Royal and Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Justice Minister, today unveiled
Fundy National Park of Canada's newest outdoor exhibit at Hueston Brook
developed as part of the park's EcoIntegrity Project.
"The work done here is a concrete example of our Government's strong
commitment towards Fundy National Park and our efforts to maintain
environmental integrity," said Mr. Moore. "This exhibit will encourage
visitors to take an active role in protecting our park's natural beauty and
The Hueston Brook exhibit is the latest in a series of enhancements to
Fundy National Park of Canada and is part of the multi-year EcoIntegrity
Project launched in July 2007. The project educates the public through
immersive experiences, offering visitors new insight in ecosystem management
and opportunities to connect with the park.
The new exhibit at Hueston Brook, designed by Form: Media of Dartmouth,
Nova Scotia, features a wooden log structure reminiscent of the times when
Fundy's Point Wolfe River was a thriving logging community. The exhibit also
includes newly designed interpretive panels giving visitors an overview of the
changing landscape as the river is restored and marine life is protected.
"Hueston Brook provides the perfect place to stop and explore Fundy
National Park's past and reflect on its future", said Mr. Moore. "The exhibit
will hopefully stimulate discussion, and encourage Canadians to appreciate the
beauty of our great park."
Fundy National Park of Canada has been a major destination since its
establishment in 1948. Its dramatic landscapes are linked to the Bay of Fundy
and its world famous tides. It is part of a system of national parks, national
historic sites and national marine conservation areas that is recognized as
one of the finest and most extensive in the world. Parks Canada works to
ensure Canada's cultural and natural heritage are presented and protected for
the enjoyment, education and appreciation of all Canadians, today and in the
For further information:
For further information: Isabelle Spencer, Communication officer, Parks
Canada New Brunswick, Parks Canada, (506) 887-6102; (Also available on the
Internet at www.pc.gc.ca under Media Room.)