Press "Enter" to skip to content

Tag: British Columbia

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…

Leave a Comment

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…

Leave a Comment

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,…

Leave a Comment

043 Save a caribou by killing 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…

Leave a Comment

037 Buffaloberry Primer, ancient archaeological site, a national dream begins, golden eagle migrations, and B.C. decides to privatize wildlife management

This week I start with a quick primer on playing in the mountains during buffaloberry season. I examine at an ancient archaeological site discovered off…

Leave a Comment

031 Changing western climates, and the importance of science in the post-truth Trumpocene

This week, I’m looking at the impact of a 2.5 degree increase (since the industrial era) in the average annual temperature across western Canada over…

Leave a Comment

017 2017 Park Passes, Canada Rated a top tourism destination, Global Water Futures, and Caribou in the Rockies

In this episode I’ll explain why you’ll still need a park pass to visit Canada’s National Parks this year, even though that admission is free…

Comments closed