Wild Jobs Part Three: Wildland Firefighter

August 21, 2015

Wildfires have dominated headlines for much of the past few months.  So far this season there have been 1,638 wildfires with 101 burning on the same day, making May 18 the third busiest day since […]

Cold Water Kings

July 23, 2015

When you think about the sport of surfing you likely picture turquoise water, radiant sunshine, bikinis and board shorts, bronzed bodies, and tropical oases in exotic locales. The City of Calgary, located in one of Canada’s landlocked […]

Wild Jobs Part Two: Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician

April 16, 2015

Part two in my series on outdoor-related professions looks at the work of Wildlife Rehabilitation Technicians at the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC).  Recently I spoke with Holly Duvall, AIWC’s executive director, about her work, the […]

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 […]

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