Gates of the Arctic National Park

Gates of the Arctic National Park

U.S. National Park Service volunteer Joe Wilkins takes us up close and personal to the Arctic wilderness with his book, Gates of the Arctic National Park.

Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

By Shannon Courtney Originally printed in Salty, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2016, saltyisland.com. Reprinted with permission. What do knitting, glee...

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Why We Love Manitoba

Why We Love Manitoba

From flapper pie to snorkelling with belugas, this province is full of surprises—and dill pickle vodka!  Despite growing up in one of Manitoba’s...

Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Small Ponds featuring Colleen Jones

Your name? Colleen Jones. Home (or adopted) town? Halifax, Nova Scotia. Population? We are the ultimate little big town: around...

Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

It’s 11 p.m., bitterly cold outside, and the snow has stopped after three or four hours of accumulation. A sensible person would be heading to bed...

The Curious Flight Path of a Dragonfly

The Curious Flight Path of a Dragonfly

It was early autumn 1991. The summer heat and sweat-lodge humidity of Tokyo were beginning to crisp up to clear mornings when the silhouette of Mount Fuji once again emerged

December 2019 Free Books

December 2019 Free Books

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Where the Stars Align in Canada

Where the Stars Align in Canada

I’ve been starry eyed for a long time. Growing up in the country, I took dark skies for granted. I thought everyone could simply step outside and...

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

The Rundown In this episode we talk about the changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world. I...

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