Blog Tags: Waterton

A Whirlwind Weekend

It really was a whirlwind weekend for my book tour through southern Alberta as I dodged tornado warnings and golf-ball sized hail! Parks Day 2016 in Waterton was bigger and better than 2014, when...

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Wild ID – more than a mug shot

Long-toed salamanders are pretty distinctive. The vivid yellow stripe is a sure giveaway, as is the long toe on each back foot. But how did researchers in Waterton distinguish one long-toed salamander from the...

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Looking for Winter in Waterton

Resolution #1 : Embrace Winter What better place to strengthen my resolve than Waterton Lakes National Park? Six-foot drifts and a weekend on snowshoes should do the trick. I had never visited Waterton in...

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Saving Salamanders

Last month, I swung a pulaski for the first time. Okay, not so much swung it, as hacked and chopped and dug with it as I helped repair the salamander fences and tunnels in...

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What inspires you?

Last month, I found myself in need of a little inspiration. I sat at my desk, fingers poised above the keyboard, blinking cursor ready to march across the page – and I couldn’t get...

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Nest Building, Osprey-style

It’s late April, and all over the northern hemisphere ospreys are arriving at their summer homes after a long migration. Males and females usually arrive separately and whoever gets to the nest first begins...

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A New Book in 2016!

After 15 years of writing, I have learned that the best news doesn’t arrive in the mail. Self-addressed stamped envelopes never contain anything more than rejection.  The words I hope for – we’d like to...

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Busy day in Waterton

On Parks Day, Saturday, July 19, Waterton was the busiest I’ve ever seen it. Hotels were full, the campground was bursting, and the aroma of waffle cones settled over the town as Ye Olde...

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Waterton launch of Ospreys in Danger on July 19!

My new chapter book, Ospreys in Danger, is set in Waterton Lakes National Park, so I am very excited to travel down to Waterton for a launch.  I will be at the Waterton Heritage...

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