Category Archives: Wildlife

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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A Strategy for Conservation

[Note: The following was first published in the April 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. One of the issues that stood out for me during the recent controversy over the new Castle parks in southwest … 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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Harvestable Surplus

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Setting bag limits for fish and game is a complicated business. Balancing the wants of anglers and hunters against the … 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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The Capacity to Carry

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We’ve seen the signs on the sides of trucks specifying the maximum weight the vehicle can handle safely. Likewise, certain … 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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