Canola at the Springbrook Lookout

September 19, 2012By Stephen DesRoches

To call the lookout over the fields in Springbrook slightly famous would be an understatement. With the great dunes of the Cavendish Sand spit in the distant horizon, this view defines Prince Edward Island in so many ways but that’s no secret. At any given time, the roadside is filled with locals and tourists setup … Read More

Past and Present Book Now Available

July 13, 2012By Stephen DesRoches

After several months of anticipation, I’m pleased to announce that in honour of the park’s 75th anniversary, PEI National Park, Parks and People Association and The Acorn Press released a new book this past Wednesday night to a full house at Dalvay-by-the-Sea National Historic Site — a 77 page picture-heavy book produced primarily with John … Read More

Prince Edward Island’s Piping Plover

May 8, 2012By Stephen DesRoches

The day before setting day, I had an idea on where I wanted to be for the boat departures at 6am but it required hiking the 11km round trip length of the Cavendish Dunes. Along the way on this scouting adventure, one Piping Plover was spotted.

Winter in Cavendish

February 19, 2012By Stephen DesRoches

The seasonal community of Cavendish located on the north shore is a primary entrance to PEI National Park. It will host tens of thousands of visitors during the summer but will also become completely boarded up and abandoned for the winter. Cavendish is home to the popular tourist attraction Anne of Green Gables. Visitors and … Read More

World Wide Photo Walking on PEI

October 24, 2011By Stephen DesRoches

For the past 4 years, Scott Kelby has organized a World Wide Photo Walk – a simple social event where several people get together for a small period of time and make images along a predetermined route. What’s different here, is that Scott has managed to organize a walk to take place in over 1100 … Read More