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John Wilmshurst
Biologist, Writer, Editor. Fascinated by the natural world and the science we use to discover it.
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Canadian Geographers Aug 16
Glacier garbage disappoints mountaineers exploring ⁦⁩ Columbia Icefield
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Jasper National Park Aug 16
We’re hiring! Resource Conservation Team is seeking an experienced Ecologist Team Leader who will lead the Aquatics Management teams. Is this job for you? Apply by September 2 ➞
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John Wilmshurst Jul 21
Canada's failed populist: A cautionary tale
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Jasper National Park Jul 19
Guardians, Elders, and Parks Canada staff spent the last week sharing knowledge and learning from each other. 📷: Amanda from Simpcw First Nation discuss fisheries management best practices and techniques with Geoff and Mark from Parks Canada.
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Alison Woodley Jul 18
A private company proposes to build yet another “tourist attraction” in Banff National Park to solve the park’s overcrowding and parking crisis. Hmmm...what’s wrong with this picture?
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CPAWS Northern Alberta Jul 18
CPAWS released our annual Parks Report this morning! The pictures below are a great summary but you can also read our press release and full report here:
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Eddie Petryshen Jul 18
Gnarly ancient whitebark pines are being logged at an alarming rate in the Elk Valley. 35 logging truck loads in the last 18 months. Unless these trees are at a post office or in a National Park they remain unprotected in BC
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Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative Jul 12
"There's a need to support new and ongoing research to better understand how wildlife populations move across landscapes and where they intersect with highways so that we can make roads safer for everyone,” says Nick Clarke, Y2Y project coordinator.
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Phillip Meintzer Jul 10
Incredibly disappointing to learn that employees working in our National Parks are being silenced from talking about climate change!
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Gregory Deagle Jul 10
My recent studio abstractions are being featured at the Jasper Art Gallery for the month of July! Check out my blog and be sure to visit the gallery if you're in the vicinity.
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Tourism Jasper Jul 9
In the realm of science podcasts, is king. So we couldn't be more excited to announce that its creator and host will be this year’s Festival keynote speaker! See who else will be joining us at this year's festival:
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John Wilmshurst Jul 8
Study seeks ranchers’ opinions on conservation
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John Wilmshurst Jul 7
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Lars Callieou Jul 6
Reporter: Kawhi, what was the deciding factor in choosing the Los Angels Clippers? Kawhi: My dream has always been to play in a city that has a chance of winning a Stanley Cup. I’m a big hockey fan.
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NYT Science Jul 7
Are hand dryers dangerously loud to children? The answer may be yes, according to a newly published study written by a 13-year-old
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John Wilmshurst Jul 7
Climbers find unexploded weapon in Jasper National Park
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