At home on the tundra: Why I fell in love with the Arctic landscape

Dundas Harbour (Photo by Carolyn Mallory)

Dundas Harbour (Photo by Carolyn Mallory)

If you’ve never had the opportunity to visit the Arctic tundra, perhaps your first moments will compare to mine. When I stepped off the plane in Iqaluit, Nunavut in 1999, I knew immediately that I would call this place home. The landscape...

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Still waters: A photographic landscape study

Carl Zeiss sonnar lens (Photo by Mohylek, Wikimedia Commons)

Carl Zeiss sonnar lens (Photo by Mohylek, Wikimedia Commons)

Pontederia cordata, commonly known as pickerelweed, is an aquatic plant native to the American continent. It grows in a variety of wetlands, including pond and lake margins across an extremely large range from eastern Canada south to Argentina....

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Journey to Canada’s Middle Earth: My first trip to Darkwoods

Ladies of NCC's BC Region: Linda Hannah, Trish Blackstock, Hillary Page and Nancy Newhouse. (Photo by NCC)

Ladies of NCC's BC Region: Linda Hannah, Trish Blackstock, Hillary Page and Nancy Newhouse. (Photo by NCC)

My bonus this fall was my first trip ever to Darkwoods with the ladies of CanRock: not a rock band at all, but instead the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC’s) Canadian Rockies Program (Nancy Newhouse, Hillary Page and Regional...

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10 items to pack when exploring Canada's protected lands

Greg Girard with his day pack in Nova Scotia (Photo courtesy Canada eh Travel & Adventure)

Greg Girard with his day pack in Nova Scotia (Photo courtesy Canada eh Travel & Adventure)

Imagine Canada's protected ecosystems as a very large fine art gallery with nature's works on public display 24/7. Visitors to an art gallery follow a set of unwritten rules based on a mutual respect between the works of art, the patrons and the...

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