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Rocky Mountain Sunrise Gold

By Dan Hicks With a golden glow on the southeastern horizon, the natural splendour that is the Rocky Mountain Trench awaits the rising sun in…

Sandhill Cranes – our true-life big bird

By Dan Hicks In August’s dry Douglas fir-ponderosa pine open grassy forest north of Cranbrook, a wary greater sandhill crane (Antigone canadensis tabida) keeps a…

Saving land for bears and badgers

The Nature Trust of BC today (July 18) announced the protection of the Columbia River Wetlands – Edgewater property, conservation lands covering 423 acres (171.5…

An eye on the sky

College of the Rockies People: Their Courage, Curiosity, and Contributions Lakota holy man John Fire Lame Deer (1903-1976), once said, “When you see an eagle,…