Stories featured this week include:
Fishing instructors need training too (at 2:00 min)
We look at programs that train instructors, who in turn give first time anglers their introduction to the world of fishing. Sometimes it is about debunking preconceived notions.
Industry Partners - Pipelines through a national heritage site (5:30)
A look at the tricky task of laying a pipeline underneath a native bural ground near Rocky Mountain House. Devon Energy works with Parks Canada on this sensitive project.
Young Naturalists Club (8:10)
Elma spends an afternoon with some kids at the Kerry Wood Nature learning to snowshoe and a whole bunch more! Nature Alberta’s program encourages kids to leave the computer games behind and get out into the snow.
Mineral licks in the back country (12:25)
We learn why mineral licks are of great interest to wildlife, and what importance they have on various wildlife species including bears, wolves, mountain goats, deer and moose. Currently there is a study underway by the Alberta Conservation Association.
Outdoors for all abilities (17:50)
Participants in Alberta Parks' annual Push to Open event overcome challenges to take a memorable trip down the river. Starting at Eagle Point Provincial Park near Drayton Valley, the adaptive recreation program gives these adults a rare opportunity to enjoy what many of us take for granted.
Outdoor Guide - Call of the Wild (22:00)
This week Brad Fenson explores specific skills used in game calling. The trick is to make the calls sound realistic - not goofy! Using your diaphragm, proper lip placement and other techniques can help you achieve a deeper, more realistic tone.
The outdoors - from inside a museum (23:47)
Deb Andrews from the Royal Alberta Museum talks about how visitors can explore and discover the outdoors from the comfort of their fascinating galleries. Birds, gems and minerals, dioramas and even some incredible live bugs, make this a living, breathing building. And . . .a sneak peek at what's coming up at the museum.