Category Archives: General

The Power of Lake Ice

Copyright © 2018 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Lake ice is a wondrous thing. When thick enough, it allows us to walk, skate or ski on it, or even drive vehicles over it to cross a lake or go … Continue reading

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Experiencing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

A Photo Essay Copyright © 2018 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As we followed the long string of red tail lights winding ahead of us in the predawn darkness, it became apparent just how momentous an occasion everyone was … Continue reading

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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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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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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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