Floodplains Beyond Borders

Indigenous leadership in Washington and Canada are drawing from the lessons
learned by Floodplains by Design to mitigate severe flooding events seen in
the Fraser River.

Charwell Point: Gem on Eastern Lake Ontario

Dunlin on the move It is late May on the shores of eastern Lake Ontario and with a synchronized flash of wings, a flock of Dunlin alight at Charwell Point in picturesque Prince Edward County. Long distance migrants, these sandpipers are heading from their wintering grounds in the southern U.S. and Mexico to nest on […]

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Grass Pass Hike in Kananaskis Country

If you’re looking for a spring hike with some elevation gain, I’d recommend driving to Longview, Alberta and then turning southwest onto Highway 541 and taking it into Kananaskis Country. Close to the park boundary is the trailhead for the Grass Pass hike – an easy and surprisingly pretty hike you can do from April through to late October. From the pass there are several options if you want a full day of hiking. Do the short out and back […]