Kombucha on tap flows into Calgary

January 25, 2015

The latest addition to the local craft beverage scene is not a beer or a cider, but something healthy. True Buch is a local, kombucha brewery (or KomBrewery), that serves up the tasty drink on tap. […]

Walking With Wolves

January 23, 2015

Wolves are one of the most controversial animals in North America. Depicted as uncontrollable bloodthirsty man-eaters, wolves have long carried a negative stigma. Children’s stories such as, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Peter and […]

GOT Parks? We Sure Do!

January 7, 2015

Canada is home to 44 national parks, 167 national historic sites, 4 marine conservation areas, and thousands of provincial and territorial parks that encompass more than one million square kilometres.  Yet with all that space […]

Skiing & Snowboarding

December 16, 2014

Since winter has decided to show up for another year, I wanted to highlight some of Alberta’s favourite skiing and snowboarding destinations. I’m going to start with the sites closest to Calgary and progressively move farther away. […]

Wildlife Watch

December 12, 2014

I am currently employed as a teacher at a wilderness-based treatment facility for youth working to overcome addiction.  The camp is located in the Ghost Public Land Use Zone in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, close […]

The Search For The Perfect Tree

November 28, 2014

Four years ago a group of friends and I headed into the Ghost Wilderness in search of the perfect Christmas Tree. Unwilling to setup an imitation tree, and fed up with the overpriced trees on commercial […]

Lest We Forget

November 10, 2014

Each November Canadians wear a Poppy to show respect for those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The freedoms we enjoy in this country are directly attributed to the immeasurable sacrifices […]

The Eagle Highway

October 17, 2014

Alberta is home to two species of eagle, the Bald and the Golden.  Twice a year these magnificent birds use a narrow strip on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains as a highway.  In […]

Those Golden Larches

October 3, 2014

When you hear the term “Golden Arches” you probably have visions of greasy hamburgers, salty fries, super-sized pops, and a clown spokesman, but what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Golden […]

What’s SUP?

September 19, 2014

With the recent snowfall we’ve had in Calgary, imagining yourself in an aquatic environment decked out in your swimsuit might be difficult, but floating the Bow is a traditional summer pastime for many Calgarians. Growing up in […]

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