Tag Archives: land-use framework

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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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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The North Saskatchewan Framework

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2014 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2014 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Back in 2008 the Alberta Government released the Land-use Framework (LUF)  that, according to then Sustainable Resource Development Minister … 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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Why the Rush?

[Note: The following was first published in the December 2011 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2011 Don H. Meredith All Rights Reserved (including those claimed by educational institutions and boards!) It seems every time I go into the field, I find … Continue reading

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