Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Decodon, pontederia and buttonbush (Photo by Caroline Tanguay/NCC)

Pendleton Island (Faux Passage)

Pendleton Island is a unique 303 acre (123 ha.), uninhabited nature reserve. As part of the Deer Island archipelago, the area separates Passamaquoddy Bay from the southwest section of the Bay of Fundy. The property is mostly made up of a coastal forests, wetlands and beaches, providing habitat for white-tail deer, great blue heron and the endangered monarch butterfly. Offshore waters support seasonal populations of harbour porpoise, white-side dolphin, minke whale, occasional fin and humpback whales, and harbour seal.

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