Author Archives: Don Meredith

About Don Meredith

I am a writer and biologist living in Alberta, Canada. I write a monthly column for the Alberta Outdoorsmen magazine.

Remembering Old Friends

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. “The older you get, Don, the more of these you’ll attend,” observed one of my mentors many years ago now. … Continue reading

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Wetlands and Water

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. During the recent discussions about returning catch-and-keep fishing to some of our Alberta lakes, the issues of loss of habitat … Continue reading

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Generations and Attitudes

[Note: The following was first published in the July 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We’ve all heard the names used to identify different generations, such as “Baby Boomers” or “Millennials.” Giving names to generations … Continue reading

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“A Modest Proposal” for Alberta’s Caribou?

Guest Blog: Alberta Environment and Parks is requesting public input into its woodland caribou range planning efforts. The deadline for input is July 27, 2017, but AEP will accept comments about specific plans after that date. In the following essay … Continue reading

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Wabamun Lake Fishery Update

[Note: The following was first published in the June 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It has been a while since I wrote a column about what is happening with the Wabamun Lake fishery. Wabamun … Continue reading

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Springing for Draws and Budgets

[Note: The following was first published in the May 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Spring is here and—along with the green grass, colourful flowers and warm rain—come our hopes for the coming fishing … Continue reading

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The Inequity of “Balance”

Guest Blog: In Alberta we are slowly facing the reality that there are only so many resources to go around, most especially fish and wildlife resources. However, when it is pointed out that resource extraction must be controlled so that … Continue reading

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