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South Foothills study reveals gradual decline in environment

Posted on 15 July 2015 by robvogt | Comments (0)

There is a gradual decline occurring in the environmental health of the South Foothills, an area that includes the western…Continue Reading


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Larry Simpson named one of Alberta’s most influential people

Posted on 09 July 2015 by admin | Comments (0)

Venture magazine last week named a southwestern Alberta man one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people of 2015. Larry Simpson is director of strategic philanthropy and conservation, and associate regional vice-president of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Simpson grew up near Pincher Creek, which gives him a unique perspective on what has become an important…Continue Reading


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Volunteers rescue trapped fish from canal near Fort Macleod

Posted on 16 October 2014 by Editor | Comments Off

For nearly a quarter of a century, a dedicated group of volunteers has gathered early in October to rescue fish trapped in a drained irrigation canal. Peigan Friends Along the River returned Saturday to the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal northwest of Fort Macleod to return thousands of fish to the Oldman River. “It’s been…Continue Reading

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Albertans asked to help catch grizzly poachers

Posted on 01 May 2014 by Contributor | Comments Off

Alberta Fish and Wildlife officers want the public’s help with investigations into two grizzly bear deaths in Blairmore and Pincher…Continue Reading

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‘Friends’ return fish to the Oldman River

Posted on 15 October 2013 by Editor | Comments Off

Hundreds of fish trapped in an irrigation canal northwest of Fort Macleod were returned to the Oldman River on Saturday. For the 23rd consecutive year the Peigan Friends Along the River rescued the fish trapped when the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District canal was drained for the season. “It’s awesome,” fish biologist Mike Bryski said of…Continue Reading


Bear and wolf information meetings planned

Posted on 22 January 2013 by staff | Comments Off

The Waterton Biosphere Reserve Association’s carnivore working group will hold information meetings for land owners this month. Meetings are Tuesday,…Continue Reading

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Water stewardship focus of up-coming meetings

Posted on 04 December 2012 by staff | Comments Off

Source to Tap is a local initiative to engage people in sharing their knowledge and priorities to further good stewardship…Continue Reading

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Macleod to set priorities for mowing and spraying

Posted on 02 October 2012 by Editor | Comments Off

Town council will create a policy establishing priorities for mowing and weed spraying. Town of Fort Macleod municipal manager David…Continue Reading

People opposed to clear-cut logging in the Castle Special Management Area protested Thursday outside the Spray Lake Sawmills open house at Blairmore. Photo by Robin Pisko.

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Castle logging protestors hold rally at Blairmore

Posted on 15 May 2012 by Contributor | Comments Off

Braving a bitter north wind and snow flurries Thursday, about 20 protestors rallied outside the Spray Lake Sawmills’ open house in Blairmore. The Castle area, southwest of Pincher Creek, Alberta, was declared a Special Place in 1998, but remains the only one of 81 Special Places that has not yet received its final protective status.…Continue Reading

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Walk June 2015

Here are some images from the 17th annual A-T Walk for a Cure, which raised $65,000 for research on June 20. 23 Photos


Here are some images from the Canadian Rocky Mountain Cloggers show "Jump, Jive and Jukebox" on June 13 at the Empress Theatre in Fort Macleod. 32 Photos

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