Category Archives: General

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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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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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 Fort McMurray

[Note: The following was first published in the June 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As I was writing my June column, the forest fires west of Fort McMurray flared and invaded the city. My … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way

[Note: The following was first published in the May 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. First Place, Magazine Column Outdoor Writers of Canada 2017 National Communications Awards   We shared Eskimo Tea under tarps wrapped around … Continue reading

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Draining the Battery

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Second Place, Magazine Column Outdoor Writers of Canada 2016 National Communications Awards   We all know what happens when a … Continue reading

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The Fishing Guide Life

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. If you are an avid hunter, angler or someone who just enjoys being outside, at some time or other … Continue reading

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