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The “Trouble” with Wi-Fi Hotspots in National Parks

On Tuesday April 29, 2014 Parks Canada announced it will install Wi-Fi hotspots in National Parks.  The response from Canadians is divided; some welcome the ability to access the internet in remote areas, others see it as an unnecessary incursion of … Continue reading

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Canada vs. Iceland: The National Park Edition

Canada celebrates nature. It celebrates nature as ‘wilderness’ that much attacked idea that for nature to matter it cannot be touched by human hands. This is the legacy of the human history of Canada as a settler society that was … Continue reading

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Stop the Great Canmore Rabbit Invasion

Canmore need to take drastic action about the bunnies. Action that should have been taken twenty years ago when the rabbits were only in South Canmore Continue reading

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Stop the Great Rabbit Invasion of Canmore

Canmore need to take drastic action about the bunnies. Action that should have been taken twenty years ago when the rabbits were only in South Canmore. Continue reading

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Busy Summer

Summer is off to a busy start so post here have been few and far between – didn’t even get something up about CHESS 2011, St.Andrews edition! Will strive to do better from a writing workshop on Hornby Island next … Continue reading

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Micro Environmental History – Weather and Missing Mountain Tops

Weather related travel seem to be dominating the news this holiday season. Before snow paralyzed air travel in Europe and Britain, it trapped people in their cars in southern Ontario while rains and storm surges were flooding rural New Brunswick. … Continue reading

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The Canmore-Provincial Parks Conundrum

The province of Alberta is looking to changing how provincial parks are regulated. Nowhere will these changes have a greater affect than Canmore. CPAWS, the Sierra Club, and other conservation interest groups have taken up lamenting how these changes will … Continue reading

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