A farewell challenge: What this province needs to do to make things right.
Warmer months offer important opportunities for children to grow and get to know the world outdoors.
The tale of a park that took decades to establish but mere months to abolish
On the importance of being grounded in a ‘Place’
Some of our Provincial Parks are among the best in North America. Here’s a look at two of them.
As our children begin to move and play outside more, let us not forget the wisdom they endow us with that we once had: how to be curious and revel in the wonderment of experiencing and learning about the natural world and our place in it.
Four “environmental priorities” listed in Budget 2014 have nothing to do with preservation of our environment
The path to sustainable civilization begins with the realization of an ancient Truth: we are Nature.
A look back at the last eight months in provincial environment and conservation news
The story of a camping trip through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve (in 7 parts)
Newfoundland and Labrador’s astonishingly poor protected areas record cannot simply be the result of benign neglect (Part 2 of 2).
Guided hikes and campfire sing-a-longs are eliminated in provincial Budget 2013
Part one of a two-part series on the cuts to parks and reserves.
Are humans part of the ‘natural’ environment as well?
When we walk through the woods, what does it really mean to us?
The grand finale of our columnist’s account of a three-day hike through the Avalon Wilderness Reserve
It’s not autumn yet, but if you set your gaze on the eastern horizon, you can pick out the tops of her sails. Won’t be long now. Which was very much on my mind on the last day of August when I shot this little movie of bluejays swarming my deck, squabbling over some peanuts I’d put out to lure them. August is a summer month; September, a fall month. There’s a pass-over happening. This year especially, when the only weather deserving of the label ‘summer’ came in late August, the feeling was heightened. No matter how nice September turns out to be, it’s still fall. When August ends, summer’s over. But summer is a busy time. There are always plants to be watered; grass to be mowed; chores to be done. So it’s easy to miss the magic of the end of August; to give it no more of…
The extraordinary, ancient, oceanic landscape that made Gros Morne National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Did giant amphibians once roam the Codroy Valley?