Tag Archives: Wildlife

The End of Fish and Wildlife

[Note: The following was first published in the August 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2012 Don H. Meredith Well, it has come to pass. The Fish and Wildlife Division, as an identifiable entity in government, will be no more. It … Continue reading

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BLACKOUTSPEAKOUT.CA

blackoutspeakout.ca Today, June 4, 2012, concerned individuals and organizations are showing their solidarity against the actions the Canadian government is taking to downgrade protections for our environment through Bill C-38 now proceeding through parliament. Bill C-38 is a cynical omnibus … Continue reading

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Redpolls–a True Sign of Winter

Yesterday (December 21, 2009) was the official start of winter in the northern hemisphere, where the sun is lowest in the sky and the day is the shortest of the year. Here in the Edmonton, Alberta region that means less … 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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Spring in Alberta

The sun has once again crossed the equator, heading north to warm the hemisphere it has neglected the last six months. That crossing, of course, is the official start of spring–the season of renewal. Here in Alberta it can be … 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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