Tag Archives: AFGA

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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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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Gifting Heritage

[Note: The following was first published in the October 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. We’ve all heard the old saw about real estate being a good investment because “they aren’t making it anymore.” … Continue reading

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Conserving Our Headwaters

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. They are some of the most spectacular regions of the country. They support a variety of fish and wildlife and … Continue reading

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Summer Musings

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen. If this seems out of sequence (by nearly a year) that’s because it is. As I wrote my column for August 2015, I kept referring to this piece … Continue reading

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Abrogating Responsibility

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Abrogate: 1) to end or cancel something in a formal way; 2) to fail to do what is required … Continue reading

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Conserving a Heritage: One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. In this era of frenzied resource extraction at all costs, it is refreshing to hear some success at reining … Continue reading

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Alternative Land Use

[Note: The following was first published in the April 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith I followed the other vehicles over the rolling, grazed pasture land in the parkland of central Alberta. After passing through a gate, … Continue reading

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The End of Fish and Wildlife

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2012 Don H. Meredith Well, it has come to pass. The Fish and Wildlife Division, as an identifiable entity in government, will be no more. It … Continue reading

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Changing the Rules

In my April Alberta Outdoorsmen column, I discuss how hunting and fishing regulations are changed in Alberta, especially the role played by the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA). Change is not made easily but it can be accomplished if … Continue reading

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