Podcast Archive

Landmarks and Legends - Royalty & Rock Gardens

Program: Affecting You

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In this episode, Claire Wilkinson, Planner with the Town of Banff talks with Ralphine Locke and Sarah Ramey about the CPR Gardens and some historic stories that coincide with them, including a visit from the Queen. Fitting, as we just had another royal encounter to the Bow Valley.

Learn more about the Old Crag Cabin at: http://www.banff.ca/business/heritage-program/landmarks/CPR_Banff_Gardens.htm

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Performance in the Park - An Interview With Great Big Sea

Program: Miscellaneous

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A truly Canadian performance was given by Great Big Sea on June 25th 2011, in celebration of Parks Canada's Centennial Birthday!  Park Radio's own Morgan Patterson was given the opportunity to sit down with the Maritime boys, and chat with them at the concert, and now wants to share what she learned with you! Here is Morgan Patterson's - A Rainey Day Interview With Great Big Sea!

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Off the Beaten Track - June 22 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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Traditions like "Cowboy Coffee" are still alive and being sampled daily at the Bar-U Ranch in Alberta, Michael McLean from the Bar-U Ranch National Historic Site talks to Michelle about the traditions there, and how they operate like a real ranch would have. Then Bradley Bischoff a former Park Warden sits down with Michelle to tell her about his band made up of two other retired wardens, called A Wardens Life, and features their song - Government Cowboy!

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Off the Beaten Track - June 16 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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Camping may be a great way to pass time for those who know how to camp, but what about those who don't? Well, they don't have to miss out on nature any more! Sean Nardella is going to tell Michelle about the "Learn To Camp Program" in Jasper, and after that Rocky Mountian House National Historic Site Interpreter Melissa Gray-Barry is going to take Michelle on a tour of the site, and explain why it's so interesting!

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A Mountain View - June 11 ‘11

Program: Affecting You

In this week's Mountain View, Frank Slyde shares his thoughts on Parks Canada's decision to reduce the speed limit to 70 km/h for nine kilometres west of Lake Louise after a number of bears were hit on the road. Frank offers up some advice to the RCMP about the real problem on the Trans-Canada.
 
A Mountain View airs Saturday mornings around 8:15.

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Off the Beaten Track - June 8 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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This week in Off the Beaten Track, Michelle sits down with a Masters of Public History student, Adair Harper to talk about Adair's newest project collecting narratives for the Cave and Basin.  Also, we'll take a look at how Waterton Lakes National Park Resource Conservation Manager Dennis Madsen uses our four-legged friends to deal with major problems in the park.

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A Mountain View - June 4 ‘11

Program: Affecting You

In this week's Mountain View, Frank Slyde shares his thoughts on the deaths of grizzly bears in Banff National Park due to speeding trucks, rushing railway trails and irresponsible hikers.
 
A Mountain View airs Saturday mornings around 8:15.

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Off the Beaten Track - June 2 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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"A picture says a thousand words," and local Banff photographer Amar Athwal tells Michelle exactly what that's all about.  Also, Parks Canada Prouct Development Officer, Julie Champagne tells Michelle about the Yoho 125 Celebrations, and why it is that Yoho Park, is really appropriatley named.

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Interview with Peter von Tiesenhausen

Program: Affecting You

Camara Miller speaks with Peter von Tiesenhausen while his work was up at the Willock and Sax Gallery.

Check out more about Peter and his community work at: http://www.tiesenhausen.net/

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