Tag Archives: Ted Morton

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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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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‘Open Spaces’ Struggles to Its Feet

It was an interesting presentation for a government minister to make at the Alberta Fish and Game Association’s annual conference in Edmonton last Friday. Just before the minister’s sponsored lunch, Ted Morton made the requisite speech to the delegates that … Continue reading

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The Framework

On May 21, 2008, Alberta government Minister of Sustainable Resources Development, Ted Morton, released his long-awaited Draft Land-use Framework for Alberta. In my July column for the Alberta Outdoorsmen, I discussed the draft framework and how it has a long … Continue reading

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‘Open Spaces’ Stumbles

A year ago, he was hailed as a breath of fresh air for the conservation community, a government minister of the Alberta Department of Sustainable Resource Development (which currently houses the Fish and Wildlife Division) who actually hunted and fished, … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of Alberta Fish and Game

Today, I’m off to the 100th Anniversary Conference of the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA)–Feb. 21-23 in Edmonton. I’ve been to many of these conferences over the years, at first as a government employee trying to get a handle … Continue reading

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