Tag Archives: Alberta

Top 10 Scenic Drives in the Northern Rockies

If you are looking for an exciting vacation with beautiful views then consider exploring Forest Service lands in the Northern Rockies for beautiful landscapes, scenic byways, historic trails, and diverse wildlife. For sheer beauty and allure, few regions match the … Continue reading

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Charges Laid in Death of Alberta RVers

The RCMP has charged Travis Vader, 40, with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Lyle and Marie McCann. Vader had been identified for some time by authorities as a suspect in the disappearance, but had yet to … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: February 10

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Even in Nature, There’s an App for That Even in nature, “there’s an app for that.” The Georgia Department of … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: December 23

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Winter schedule for Zion National Park December signals the beginning of a quieter time in the park with fewer visitors … Continue reading

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Are You Bear Aware?

Wildlife is a huge part of the mountain and wilderness regions of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona, Alaska, Alberta, and British Columbia. Deep snowpack, more grizzlies Numerous encounters between grizzly bears and humans have been reported this spring, attributed to a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Parks Canada!

The world may scratch its collective head when it comes to listing facts about Canada, but—at the very least—most know it’s a lot bigger than the spot they call home. The Netherlands can easily fit into Lake Huron—with ample room … Continue reading

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The World’s First National Parks Turn 100

What was the first country in the world to establish a national parks system? If you guessed the United States or a European country such as Austria, Switzerland, Norway, or Sweden you would be wrong. This year, Parks Canada, the … Continue reading

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What do Ohio, Tennessee & British Columbia Have in Common? Part 2

America’s State Parks Throughout America, state parks are struggling. These are your parks. Get out and enjoy them. What do Ohio, Tennessee & British Columbia Have in Common? Ohio, Tennessee, and British Columbia are among a handful of a few … Continue reading

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Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. People, recreational vehicles, cars, and even buildings may be hurled aloft by tornado-force winds—or simply blown away. Most injuries and deaths are caused by flying debris. A tornado is a vertical funnel of violently … Continue reading

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Family of missing Alberta RVers searching for closure

It’s been more than nine months since Lyle and Marie McCann went missing during a road trip from their home in St. Albert, a northern suburb of Edmonton, Alberta to visit family in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. The McCanns, both … Continue reading

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