Stories featured this week include:
Snowmobiling in north central Alberta
Michael spends a day learning the basics of sledding with the good folks of the Alberta Snowmobiling Association. Together they share great snow, wonderful scenery and a hot dog or two!
Devon Energy wildlife biologist Amit Saxema talks about what it's like to work for a large oil company and how they apply good science and policy to the considerable challenge of extracting a natural resource in a responsible manner.
Preventing winter kill of fish in lakes
We take a look at the ACA's stocked lake aeration projects. Providing aeration ensures the viability of fishing opportunities and takes some pressure off native species.
Alberta Minister's Special Hunter's License
It may be surprising to some to discover the positive role that hunters play in conservation programs. We look at the special permitting program that has to-date raised over $6 million that is re-invested in habitat projects, wildlife projects, inventory counts, education programs and more.
Trumpter Swans return to Alberta
Spring is coming and so are the migrating Trumpeter Swans. The area around Grande Prairie in northern Alberta is particularly good for these sensitive and beautiful birds. Here they can enjoy the many undisturbed lakes to raise their young.
Brad Fenson offers up tips on capturing clear, crisp wildlife photos. It all starts with the gear: the right lenses, stablizers, tripods and more.