Environmental Code of Ethics

The upper Bay of Fundy is a special and unique ecosystem. With its salt-water marshes, extensive mud flats and huge tidal ranges, the upper Bay plays a vital role in the health of the entire Bay of Fundy. Through example and interpretation FreshAir Adventure attempts to convey its philosophy and practices regarding the environment.

 

Beliefs

  • The environment is for the enjoyment of all.
  • Individuals have a role and a responsibility in protecting the environment.
  • The wilderness and its ecosystems should be left in as pristine condition as possible.
  • Others who follow, have the same right to enjoy wilderness settings without seeing evidence of those who have come before.
  • Environmental awareness can be taught through example and instruction.
  • Buy locally and support other sustainable practices.

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Practices

  • No disposable items such as Styrofoam cups are used on any of our adventures.
  • Whatever is taken on tour is returned.
  • Organic material from tours is returned to our home base for composting.
  • Reusable cloth bags are used on tour for carrying food etc.
  • Clients on multi-day trips are instructed on safe and appropriate personal hygiene while on the trip.
  • Low impact camping techniques are practiced on all multi-day trips.
  • Numbers on multi-day tours are limited to ten for tour enjoyment and minimal impact on the environment.
  • We use local and regional products.
  • Interpretation often includes information on the ecology of the Bay.