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Some of the many trees brought down at Irving Nature Park by severe storms over the winter. Image: Facebook/Irving Nature Park

Storms leave major damage at Irving Nature Park

By Brad Perry Apr 15, 2024 | 6:34 AM

It was a rough winter for the popular Irving Nature Park in Saint John.

Strong winds, heavy rain, and pounding surf caused significant damage.

Officials said it was some of the most extreme weather in the park’s 30-year history.

J.D. Irving, Ltd., which operates the park, said staff are working to restore trails and remove dead and fallen trees.

They will also be replanting trees in certain areas of the nature park, according to a post on their social media page.

Officials said the park will be closed on weekdays for the time being while the work is completed.

There is no word yet on when the nature park will officially open for the season.

Keeping our Park beautiful and safe for visitors is our top priority. We’ll be closed weekdays until mid-April to…

Posted by Irving Nature Park on Thursday, April 11, 2024