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Limits For Mountain Trail Use Identified
2011-09-23 04:20:00

Research identifies thresholds of human activity on national park trails that lead to wildlife disturbance and ecological change.

2011-04-11 00:00:39

Iconic Canadian brand’s Spa & Wellness experiences prove popular with global spa visitors. Banff, AB (Vocus/PRWEB) April 08, 2011 Spas of America, a leading spa travel website showcasing the best Spa & Wellness experiences in North and South America, today announced the launch of five Western Canadian Fairmont Spas.

2011-03-21 13:00:00

WOOLRICH, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company® has teamed up with Travel Alberta to give away a railroad adventure for two through the Canadian Rockies in the Woolrich Adventures Sweepstakes.

2010-11-17 10:54:00

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 25 years, shoppers around the world have trusted Lands' End outerwear to keep them warm, dry and looking great during their travels. Now three lucky winners and their friends will have a chance to put their gear to good use.

2010-10-12 13:09:00

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Many have dreamed of skiing the white powder of Canada's Protected Playground(TM) in Alberta, of indulging in the rich French-inspired culture of Quebec or breathing in the crisp Yukon air.

2010-08-05 12:15:00

Subaru Banff International Triathlon Just Five Weeks Away BANFF, AB, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - The first ever Subaru Banff International Triathlon is just five weeks away and race organizers have announced that as of the end of last week the race is completely sold out.

2008-06-24 02:29:45

Canada's Minister of the Environment, John Baird, today announced the appointment of Robert Page as chair of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). This appointment is effective immediately. "Mr.

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2007-02-15 10:10:00

There’s no such thing as picky grizzly bears—they’ll eat almost anything they can find. A new University of Alberta study that tracked food habits of the Alberta grizzly bear living in the foothills sheds some light on the animal’s varied diet and their activity pattern.

2005-08-01 16:33:05

Willow trees, riparian willow warblers and beaver dams once were bountiful in an area near the town of Banff, Alberta, Canada. But once wolves left this area, elk grew more plentiful, browsing heavily on young willows. Today, there is little trace of beavers, and sparrows have replaced the warblers in what is now a grassland meadow.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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