Alistair is an Environmental and Earth Science student at Dalhousie University, and originally from Dartmouth Nova Scotia. This summer he is working with the Bonne Bay Marine Station, Ocean Learning Partnership, and Parks Canada.
By Alistair Ozon on August 25, 2016During the few scorching days of the Newfoundland summer there is nothing quite like a day at the beach. The rest of the year most of us would prefer to be out of the ocean, but most marine animals never want to leave the oceans cool embrace. We are out of our element in cold… Read More
By Alistair Ozon on August 10, 2016Gros Morne National Park is home to countless amazing species that will leave you in awe. Tourists seek to experience breaching whales, soaring eagles, and the mighty moose (just preferably not on the highway at 2am). There are many species that are not sought out though, and among these are the bottom dwellers living in… Read More
By Alistair Ozon on July 27, 2016If you have gazed into the waters of Bonne Bay while out on a kayak, boat trip, or even by just peering off a wharf, you may have noticed that the Lion’s Mane Jellyfish is making its seasonal appearance in the bay. The Lion’s Mane is the largest species of jellyfish in the world, able… Read More
By Alistair Ozon on July 20, 2016Newfoundland is known for its fisheries, unique culture, and endearing people, and Bonne Bay is no exception. But how did the settlement of the bay we know today begin? Just as many other places in the world, Newfoundland’s west coast is deeply rooted in both English and French tradition. European explorers visited and charted the… Read More