Podcast Archive

Off the Beaten Track - July 28 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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This week, Michelle speaks with Xplorers Program Coordinator Karen Lamola about the exciting program for kids, and Gini Dalgas talks to us about hiking in Banff National Park.

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Health Care, and Climate Change Concern Albertans!

Program: Miscellaneous

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Park Radio Host, Morgan Patterson had an amazing opportunity to talk to the Alberta Liberal Party's current leader, Dr. David Swann. They discuss topics close to the heart of all Albertans, like protecting the Oil sands and making them more environmentally friendly, and of course, Alberta's health care "Crisis." 

 

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Alpine Authors - Graeme Pole, Classic Hikes of The Canadian Rockies

Program: Alpine Authors

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We all know Allan is an avid hiker, and he was so excited to actually talk with Graeme Pole about his new, or "re-visited" hiking guide book.  Long regarded as the ultimate guide to the 63 best backpacking trips and day-hikes in Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay, Mt. Robson, Mt. Assiniboine, Waterton, Kananaskis, and Akamina-Kishinena parks, Classic Hikes has been completely revised. Detailed trailhead and route descriptions, and a colour map for each hike help get you to the trailhead and keep you on route. 

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A Mountain View - July 23 ‘11

Program: Affecting You

In this week's Mountain View, Frank Slyde shares his thoughts on the recent death of a young cougar after she had some negative encounters with three cyclists and a dog. Frank Slyde flips the story around. Reasonable dog owners know to keep their dogs on a leash at all times, but not every dog owner is reasonable.
 
* no humans or dogs were killed in this incident.... only the cougar
 
A Mountain View airs Saturday mornings around 8:15.

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Off The Beaten Track - July 22 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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This week on Off The Beaten Track Michelle talks about the new plans for Kootenay National Parks 93 South Area plans.  After that Michelle gets to chat about turtles in Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia!

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Off The Beaten Track - July 14 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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It's Stampede time in Calgary, and with all the Stampede festivities Michelle explores what's going on in the National Parks in the Stampede theme.  First Michelle talks to Resource Conservation Manager of Waterton National Park, Dennis Madsen about the invasive Quagga Mussel and what they're doing to prevent it from entering the Park. In Part Two, We talk about a different kind of Rodeo going on in Waterton with Public Outreach Education Officer David Musto.

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A Mountain View - July 9 ‘11

Program: Affecting You

In this week's Mountain View, Frank Slyde shares his thoughts on the proposed via ferrata and how, even if this causes conflicts for the bears - which it certainly could, at least we humans are able to have a enjoyable afternoon and that's all that counts.
 
A Mountain View airs Saturday mornings around 8:15.

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Off the Beaten Track - July 1 ‘11

Program: Off the Beaten Track

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Michelle goes on a trip to the Fortress of Louisberg National Historic Site with site supervisor Lester Marchand, and after gets an over the phone tour of the beautiful Prince Albert National Park with Park interpreter Brad Muir.

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