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Recently in print

Posted by on 22. April 2014 in Blog / Journal | Comments Off on Recently in print

Recently in print

Last month was quite busy and productive. Several magazine articles with my images appeared in print. I was also interviewed for the Regina Leader Post and a few of my images were published in the paper. One image was used on a front page as a lead to the article. How cool is that? The first article appeared in the Fine Lifestyles Magazine, Southwest edition (Spring 2014). Written by Rebecca Schneidereit, the article titled “The Magnificent Grasslands, Inspiring Art and Conservation” talks about the beauty of prairie landscapes that draws artists to the Grasslands National Park....

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Illustrated talk: Saskatchewan Grasslands – a Vanishing Landscape?

Posted by on 6. March 2014 in Blog / Journal, Conservation, News & Events | Comments Off on Illustrated talk: Saskatchewan Grasslands – a Vanishing Landscape?

Illustrated talk: Saskatchewan Grasslands – a Vanishing Landscape?

Join Saskatchewan biologist and environmental photographer Dr. Branimir Gjetvaj on a journey of discovery of our diminishing prairie landscapes. Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7 p.m. Royal Saskatchewan Museum 2445 Albert Street in Regina Temperate grasslands are one of the most altered and modified landscapes in the world. Human land-use, including intensive agricultural production and urban development are the leading cause of habitat loss in North America. In Saskatchewan, as in all of North America, 80% of the original grasslands have been converted to crop production and other uses....

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Future of native grasslands in doubt – interview with Trevor Herriot

Posted by on 11. February 2014 in Blog / Journal, Conservation, News & Events | Comments Off on Future of native grasslands in doubt – interview with Trevor Herriot

Future of native grasslands in doubt – interview with Trevor Herriot

Radio Canada International has posted an interview with the naturalist and Saskatchewan writer Trevor Herriot about the uncertain future of the native prairie grasslands found on former PFRA community pastures. One of my images of a stallion running through a prairie with sage brush was used as a page opener for the story posted on RCI web site.   During the interview, Trevor spoke eloquently about the state of native prairie in Saskatchewan and all the wildlife that depends on the remaining large tracts of grasslands found on the former Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA)...

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Saskatchewan grasslands in peril – an illustrated talk

Posted by on 24. January 2014 in Blog / Journal, Conservation, News & Events | Comments Off on Saskatchewan grasslands in peril – an illustrated talk

If you happen to be in Saskatoon today, come down to the Public Library – I will be presenting an illustrated talk titled: Saskatchewan Grasslands – a Vanishing Landscape? Friday, January 24, 2014 at 2 pm Frances Morrison Public Library in Saskatoon, 311 – 23rd Street East     This event is open to the general public and I will be happy to see you in the crowd. Here is the official promo piece: Temperate grasslands are one of the most altered and modified landscapes in the world. In North America, 80% of the grasslands have been converted (only ~20% remain). Recent estimates...

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Sunset in Frenchman River Valley, Val Marie PFRA pasture

Posted by on 20. January 2014 in Saskatchewan | 2 comments

Sunset in Frenchman River Valley, Val Marie PFRA pasture

Sunset over prairie in Frenchman River Valley at Val Marie PFRA community pasture, Saskatchewan. Val Marie PFRA is the largest community pasture in Saskatchewan, containing over 41,256 hectares (101,946 acres) of magnificent native prairie. Frenchman River flows through the pasture, with rugged valley slopes adding to it’s photographic appeal.   Return to the Saskatchewan photo gallery.  

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