Tag Archives: 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 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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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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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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‘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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