The Beaver, often not much thought is given to this charismatic, water loving animal, deserving a special place amongst North American animals, engineer of the forest and designer of landscapes.
The Grizzly: Till death due us part
A war wages in the vast valleys and basins of the Northwest, Grizzly bears (Ursus arctic horribilis)an name not soon forgotten. The role that trophy hunting plays in the Canadian economy and conservation goals as come under attack,
Speed in the Prairies: The Pronghorn
The pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana) is a grassland specialist and the lone surviving member of the family Antilocapridae. This species represents the harsh, unforgiving predator prey dynamic of the open plains
A change of approaches
There’s a significant difference between knowledge and illusion, this statement although contrite is important to fully understand. Through education one finds discrepancies in the status quo
With all your supplies on your back, you are truly in a place where knowledge and perseverance push you forward, the modern comforts of everyday life are something that never cross your mind but instead you are focused on you goal.
What is the land ethic? How we treat our environment and how we shape it with our hands will and does have long and short term effects. To maintain a healthy biotic community land management must be rooted in ecology
By the very definition hunting is the process of removing an animal from the environment, although this process is not without difficult moments it allows you as a individual to realize what the act of living means. The sacrifice that an animal must make in order to keep you and your family alive is of the highest level
To understand the Frenchman river valley is to take a step back in time, few places allow for the imagination to run wild but this is one of them. Walking through the glacial carved hills it becomes clear that you are in a place few truly appreciate, the endless horizon feels like a journey in its self,
To me this is a hard question, determining the value of wildlife and wild places is something that has gone undefined and continues to be undefined. It is relatively easy to place value on every day objects such as a cup of coffee or a car, even placing value on housing is significantly easier then something like wildlife