Category Archives: Alberta

The Necessary Castle Parks

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Anyone who has been to the southwest corner of our province is aware of the beauty of what is often … Continue reading

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Shifting Away from Consumptive Use

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. If you’ve been following the dustup over whether anglers should be allowed to take a fish for supper from many … Continue reading

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Tracks and Spoor

Guest Blog: Since the announcement of the creation of two provincial parks in southwest Alberta last January, where the recreational use of off-highway vehicles will be phased out, there has been quite a heated discussion about off-highway vehicle use in wilderness … Continue reading

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Myths about Off Highway Vehicle Use

On January 20, 2017, Alberta Environment and Parks announced the boundaries for the new Castle  Provincial Park and the expanded boundaries for the Castle Wildland Provincial Park in southwest Alberta. A draft management plan was also presented for public review. … Continue reading

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Are We Underutilizing Our Walleye?

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. On arriving at the rural community hall, I saw the parking lot overflowing with pickups, cars and recreational vehicles. As … Continue reading

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Fall Musings on Seasons Past

[Note: The following was first published in the October 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As fall approached, I found myself juggling e-mail messages from my moose hunting buddies planning our annual calling-season trip. … Continue reading

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Recovering Grizzlies and Caribou

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. I have often pointed out in this column, one of the chief sources of our problems trying to conserve our … Continue reading

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