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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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043 Save a caribou, kill a moose, the Burgess Shales and fire updates on the mountain west

In this episode, I look at a program in British Columbia that is trying to help restore caribou populations by killing moose. I also take…

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040 Pine beetles bring fire fears and Major A.B. Rogers surveys through the western Mountains, episode 040 of the Mountain Nature and Culture Podcast

Welcome to episode 40 of the Mountain Nature and Culture Podcast. I’m your host, Ward Cameron, and I record this on August 16, 2017, we’ve…

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