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The Death Trap

How scientists are piecing together Alberta’s fossil record by exploring mountain caves.

Highline shortlisted for AMPA Awards

Cue 80s hairband themes. Highline has been short-listed for three Alberta Magazine Publishers Association awards. Woot woot! Check out the selections.

The Making of the “Death Trap” Diorama

We brought the diorama back in this issue with a constructed illustration for Niki Wilson’s piece, “Death Trap.”

Two Biologists and a Boy: When an Animal Loses Her Young

I haven’’t really seen my husband Geoff for about three days. With the snow low on the mountains animals are forced into the valley bottoms, where they’’re running into people all over the place. These “interactions” are keeping Geoff – wildlife conflict specialist with Parks Canada – pretty busy. During a ten minute cross-over at breakfast this morning he told me…

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Two Biologists and A Boy: Running the Elk

Dylan and his cousin, Drew, watch from the front step as Geoff grabs the “elk stick”  – a hockey stick with multi-coloured plastic strips taped to the blade – and confidently moves toward the ornery bull elk. A member of Parks Canada’s wildlife conflict team, Geoff has a lot of experience with this sort of thing. It’’s the fall rut,…

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