Nature + Environment

Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign

Sometimes a small reminder is all you need to refresh your bear-awareness before heading into the backcountry. For this mountain girl, her reminder came from a grizzly bear itself!

Five Lessons Learned from the 2013 Flood

As we prepare for the 2014 spring melt, it’s good to remember the 2013 floods and review the important lessons that we learned last year.

All About Larches

“And now for something completely different. . . the larch.” So goes the Monty Python skit. And biologists agree: the larch is different. Larches are one of only a few deciduous (seasonally dropping leaves/needles) conifers (pinecone bearing trees). The needles on larch trees change colour from green to yellow and look particularly vibrant against a clear blue sky. September is…

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