Tag Archives: fish and wildlife conservation

The Costs of Climate Change

[Note: The following was first published in the February 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. The Paris Climate Change Conference last year was indeed a milestone along the long road of nations becoming aware of … Continue reading

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The Shifting Baseline

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. People of my age and older can remember (if barely) when a cup of coffee cost only five cents. Of … Continue reading

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Thoughts Between Draws

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. This is the second year I have not been drawn for early season moose. In terms of getting meat … Continue reading

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The Value of Access

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith One of the first economic models you learn, probably in grade school, is that of “supply and demand” where the price of … Continue reading

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Petro Alberta

[Note: The following was first published in the September 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2012 Don H. Meredith For a while I was having difficulty understanding why our governments were backsliding on the conservation of our natural resources as evidenced … Continue reading

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Where They Stand

In my January 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen column (now on magazine stands), I look at where Alberta’s various political parties stand on protecting the environment, including fish and wildlife. Pundits are predicting a spring election, and it is a unique time … Continue reading

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The North American Model

[Note: The following was first published as a series of three columns in the June to August 2011 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright (C) 2011 Don H. Meredith As part of the public debate on the Livestock Industry Diversification Amendment Act (Bill … Continue reading

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The North American Model-1

[Note: I have uploaded the series of three columns related here to this blog.] Long touted as “the most successful wildlife conservation program in the world,” the North American Wildlife Conservation Model is considered to be the prime reason we … Continue reading

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The AFGA and Conservation

In my April Alberta Outdoorsmen column, “Notes from Conference,” I consider the Alberta Fish and Game Association’s many programs and partnerships that put “boots on the ground” to conserve and enhance all of Alberta’s fish and wildlife. These programs are … Continue reading

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The Pride and the Passion

In my December column in the Alberta Outdoorsmen, I discuss the recently published book, Conservation Pride and Passion, The Alberta Fish and Game Association, 1908-2008 (2008, ISBN 978-0-9809772-0-2) that Duane Radford and I wrote and edited for the AFGA. The … Continue reading

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