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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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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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Direct Download: A Mountain View - June 11 ‘11


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