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Nickel and Diming Outdoor Rights

[Note: The following was first published in the October 2017 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2017 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Back in May of 2008 the Legislative Assembly of Alberta passed Bill 201, the Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Heritage Act. … Continue reading

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“A Modest Proposal” for Alberta’s Caribou?

Guest Blog: Alberta Environment and Parks is requesting public input into its woodland caribou range planning efforts. The deadline for input is July 27, 2017, but AEP will accept comments about specific plans after that date. In the following essay … 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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A Year of Change

[Note: The following was first published in the December 2015 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2015 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Another election, another upset. Change seems to be the watchword for 2015 in both Alberta and Canada. New Federal Government … Continue reading

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The Demise of Woodland Caribou in Alberta

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith, All Rights Reserved. Third Place, Magazine Feature Article (Other) Outdoor Writers of Canada 2014 National Communications Awards [Preamble: On August 6, 2013, … 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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