Tim Irvin and I have spent a lot of time around bears. We have been lucky enough to watch Spirit Bears, the rare white black bear that lives mostly on the central coast of British Columbia. My experiences live mostly in my memory and sometimes in my writing, so thank goodness for Tim. He’s been recording these encounters with this camera. The results speak for themselves.
Greystone Books is thrilled to announce that Jennifer Kingsley has been awarded the 2015 National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA) for Outdoor Literature in Non-Fiction for her first book, Paddlenorth: Adventure, Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild.
Four million people live above the Arctic Circle and many more make up the world’s northern cultures.
For those of us who are travelers, visitors or guests, going north may feel like a trip into the unknown. Perhaps you are wondering how to prepare for life way up there. I asked Richard van Camp.
This story is on newsstands this month and explores the nesting habits of nine easily identified bird species including Ruby-throated hummingbirds, Grey jays and Belted kingfishers. Want to know who uses caterpillar cocoons in their nests? Read on . . .
The Banff Centre, Canada’s premiere destination for creative minds, is getting into the radio business. This year, the centre plans to launch three stations: renovations of the English and French Park Radio stations that have broadcast in various forms for years, and a new English music station.
I have the opportunity to spend the summer at the Centre to help get these stations off the ground.