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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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Getting Lost

As I related in my November Alberta Outdoorsmen column, people are not getting lost as often as they used to. According to Ian MacVittie, president of Parkland Search and Rescue, the proliferation of digital communication and navigation devices has reduced … Continue reading

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Hunting Technology (Part 3): Electronics

In my Alberta Outdoormen column for August I concluded my discussion about hunting technologies with a look at the various electronic gadgets now available, especially Global Positioning System (GPS) devices and cell phones. These devices do provide valuable information; but … Continue reading

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