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Stories of the Land explores human connections with natural world

Stories of the Land explores human connections with natural world

Stories of the Land provided a unique opportunity for cross- culture and disciplinary collaboration between Îyârhe (Stoney) Nakoda First Nation members, Bow Valley-based scientists and environmentalists, and the arts community. 
UPDATE: Stoney Nakoda RCMP locate missing person

UPDATE: Stoney Nakoda RCMP locate missing person

According to police, Kyleen Annette Hunter, 16, was last seen at a residence in Morley (Mînî Thnî) approximately one week ago and has not been heard from since Jan. 25.
Cougar Coexistence Project pitches trail cameras to MD of Bighorn

Cougar Coexistence Project pitches trail cameras to MD of Bighorn

“Through our conversations already, we know that cougars don’t know our human boundaries. We feel like the next natural step is to partner with the MD of Bighorn so we can have access to more community members, install more trail cameras and make a bigger impact in this project.”
Province exploring visitor management strategies for Highwood Pass

Province exploring visitor management strategies for Highwood Pass

“Due to social media, due to the popularity of the outdoors and a variety of other reasons – the Highwood has become very, very popular.”
K-Country residents to face five per cent tax increase

K-Country residents to face five per cent tax increase

“This is the first step in a much bigger process of really nailing down our capital assets, understanding what’s there, what we need in the future and how we’re going to pay for them. This just isn’t an area that we’ve done a lot of digging in the past … But this is kind of front-end stuff because we have to pass a budget at some point.”
Pauw Foundation donation makes CRPS a trailblazer

Pauw Foundation donation makes CRPS a trailblazer

“The donation will also afford all students to access the Outdoor Learning Centre program. Part of the donation, $325,000, goes to the Outdoor Learning Centre to use to engage our grade 9 students in locally-developed courses such as winter travel 15, wilderness first aid and water experience 15.”
Discretionary uses in remote recreation district heads to public hearing

Discretionary uses in remote recreation district heads to public hearing

“This isn’t creating so that there will suddenly be mini-malls. It is creating two big steps instead of three big steps for any potential persons that are interested in these kinds of endeavors to proceed with.”
MD snow clearing policy amended following complaint

MD snow clearing policy amended following complaint

“We encourage the public to talk to our roads foreman. It is still a pretty easy and informal process.”
Cougar follows couple to within 10 metres in K-Country

Cougar follows couple to within 10 metres in K-Country

“As they proceeded to start leaving the area, the cougar that was under the tree hissed at them and then it followed them for a couple of minutes. It got as close as 30 feet."
Call out to Indigenous artists for Cave and Basin mural project

Call out to Indigenous artists for Cave and Basin mural project

In collaboration with Parks Canada, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies is seeking up to three Indigenous artists to create temporary murals on eight-by-eight foot wooden boxes to be displayed prominently on the grounds of the Cave and Basin, and tucked away in the winter.
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