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054 Frozen feet at Christmas, new wolf pack forming, 10 New Year Resolutions, and what determines success in Grizzly translocations

This week I share a story that shows just how much Tom Wilson was willing to do for Christmas dinner with his family. I explore…

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053 David Thompson heads west, and do mountain pine beetles increase the risk of forest fires?

This week I wrap up the story of David Thompson as he sets his sights on the mountain west. I also look at whether or not…

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049 A look at polar bear ecology, cougars that aren’t solitary, and does shooting problem bears work?

In this episode, I look at some of the reasons so many people flock to Churchill every year to see polar bears. I also look…

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048 Pikas struggling with warming climates, Neanderthal medicine, and mining gravel river beds

This week I talk about the tiny pika, one of the most amazing mountain animals and how it is threatened by warming climates. I also…

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047 Canada’s 150th birthday and its effects on visitation to the Mountain Parks, an Ode to Bear 148, and interviews with several candidates.

I look at just how Canada’s 150th birthday and free park passes impacted visitation to Banff National Park. Also in this episode, Canmore says goodbye…

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045 Wolves help grizzlies by killing elk, the Trans Canada Trail is complete, the Jasper to Columbia Icefields trail falls into limbo, and gold rushes in British Columbia

In this episode, I look at the possibility that a landscape without wolves might also be a landscape without grizzlies. In addition, Canada’s Great Trail,…

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