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Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada

ShoreLINES: Heritage Notes from Parks Canada's Special Protected Places in PEI

ShoreLINES is a newsletter intended to keep our partners and stakeholders informed about Parks Canada’s activities and heritage places in Prince Edward Island.

Fall 2012

Top Moments of 2012 in PEI National Park

2012 has been a banner year for Prince Edward Island National Park with 75th anniversary celebrations, new learning opportunities and natural and cultural heritage protection. To sum it all up, here is a list of top moments of 2012 in PEI National Park.

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Archeologists Uncover the Past in PEI National Park

This summer, visitors to PEI National Park had the unique opportunity to view and participate in an archaeological dig that took place in the Stanhope area of the park from July 30th to August 3rd. For a fourth season, archaeologists and volunteers continued with efforts to uncover the origins of an old cellar along the Farmlands Trail.

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National Acadian Feast Day

Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site played a very important role in Acadian history of Prince Edward Island, making it a perfect location to celebrate National Acadian Feast Day. On August 12, 2012, Parks Canada, with much appreciated collaboration from the Comité de la Réunion Michel Haché Gallant, the Société Saint-Thomas-d’Aquin, and the provincial Library Services, hosted the third annual National Acadian Feast Day.

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The Parks and People Association

For over 30 years, Parks and People Association has been one of Parks Canada’s biggest supporters on PEI by promoting awareness, appreciation and conservation of Parks Canada sites on the island. The Parks and People association is a not-for-profit organization that shares Parks Canada’s mandate to protect special heritage places for the education and enjoyment of Canadians.

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Top 5 Ecosystem Invaders in PEI National Park

Like many protected areas, the ecosystems in PEI National Park face many threats, both from outside and within the park. To ensure the park remains healthy so that it may be enjoyed by future generations, Parks Canada is taking measures to minimize the impact of threats on its ecosystems.

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