Tuckamore Lodge in Main Brook has been recognized as a world class destination for hunting, fishing and adventure tourism experiences. Barb has created long-term employment and tourism in her area. For this, she has been recognized with numerous awards for both her entrepreneurship and community engagement. She has been inducted into the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame. Barb currently serves as mayor of Main Brook.
Barb has been described as a pioneer in adventure tourism and an absolute success story in the region.