Tag Archives: Conservation

National Treasure #167: Beaufort Sea

Colder than cold. Continue reading

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National Treasure #159: Harvey Locke

Conservationist, writer, photographer. Continue reading

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National Treasure #154: Knight Inlet

Bears and kayaks and big water, oh my. Continue reading

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National Treasure #84: National Marine Conservation Areas

Hitherto secret initiatives to protect (as opposed to defend) Canada’s coastline. Continue reading

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National Treasure #82: National Parks

A system of national parks, representing and protecting Canada’s biodiversity. Continue reading

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National Treasure #25: Gros Morne National Park

A Newfoundland national park. Continue reading

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How to Estimate an Alligator’s Length

“To estimate an alligator’s length, convert the distance in inches from the tip of the nose to the eye ridge into feet.” I check it twice. Yes, that’s what it says, apparently dead serious, no pun intended. Continue reading

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A Persistence of Beavers

One of a miscellany of short observations from a trip to Scotland. Look!  Wood chips! Speaking in hushed, not to say reverential, tones, our guide points out this indisputable evidence of, poetically enough it seems, Castor fiber, the European/Eurasian beaver. … Continue reading

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