A Voyage From Montreal to New England
September 22 - October 4, 2014
The waterways of northern New England and eastern Canada are among the loveliest, the most dramatic in the world. Now you can experience this tranquil, picturesque stretch of coastline in the manner in which it was meant to be seen—from the deck of a handsome small ship.
Study Leader Information
James (Jay) F.E. White, who earned his PhD in Canadian History from McMaster University, has spent his professional life teaching. After a couple of years at Western Washington University, Jay migrated home to Nova Scotia where he has lived ever since, teaching a variety of courses from Global History to History of Seafaring. For nine years, from 2003-2013, he offered courses to serving members of the Royal Canadian Navy through a program administered by Royal Military College of Canada. Jay has an abiding research interest in all things nautical with a focus on Atlantic Canada. He has traveled and lectured extensively throughout the Canadian Maritime Provinces, the Great Lakes region, and along the Atlantic seaboard from Maine to Florida.Miles Hearn comes from a long tradition of involvement in the natural world. His love of nature began in childhood as a birder and wildflower enthusiast, and since then his interests have broadened into all areas of natural history. Miles is particularly interested in the variety of plants and birds from around the world which have become naturalized in North America. Each year he spends as much time as possible in the remote corners of northeastern Ontario where he has run breeding bird surveys for the Canadian Wildlife Research Centre for over 30 years. This will be Miles’s second year as Yorktown’s onboard naturalist in the Great Lakes and Atlantic Canada.
For a detailed listing of daily activities and excursions during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.
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