Tag Archives: Fort McMurray

Recovering Fort McMurray

[Note: The following was first published in the June 2016 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2016 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. As I was writing my June column, the forest fires west of Fort McMurray flared and invaded the city. My … Continue reading

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The Big Disconnect

[Note: The following was first published in the March 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. It amazes me how some issues get brought to the public’s attention. The tar sands have been under development … Continue reading

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Suncor Tour

The rest of our Wordpower Tour continued without incident. Several of the schools that were missed on Tuesday, were worked into the schedule. Unfortunately, we didn’t have time to go to Anzac. On Friday afternoon (April 25) we toured the … Continue reading

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Trek to Fort Mac II

Well, the storm finally broke, and today (April 23) we were able to get to our school. Joan Galat and I were driven to Thickwood School where we gave presentations to grade 4, 5 and 7 classes. All was received … Continue reading

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Trek to Fort Mac

At first we didn’t know whether we would be able to go. It had been snowing for a couple of days, the roads were in poor shape, and flights in and out of Edmonton were being delayed and sometimes cancelled. … Continue reading

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