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Wild about Saskatoon – 2014 NatureCity Festival field trip

Posted by on 23. May 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Wild about Saskatoon – 2014 NatureCity Festival field trip

Wild about Saskatoon – 2014 NatureCity Festival field trip

I will be leading a nature photography field trip to Saskatoon’s Northeast Swale on Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m. We will explore a beautiful natural prairie landscape at the north edge of town and focus out lenses on wild critters and close-up details. This field trip is part of the Wild about Saskatoon NatureCity Festival and there is no charge to join. The nature photography field trip will take place immediately after the Prairie Birds, Flowers and Butterflies trip led by members of the Saskatoon Nature Society (2 – 4 p.m.). Come early and learn about things you will...

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Nature photo walk in downtown Saskatoon

Posted by on 14. May 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | 4 comments

Nature photo walk in downtown Saskatoon

Last weekend I led a nature photography field trip as part of the 2014 Jane’s Walk in Saskatoon. In spite of the cold and breezy weather, an enthusiastic crow of about 20 people joined me for a photo walk along the Meewasin Trail in downtown Saskatoon. We captured the intricate details of budding trees, patterns & shapes in vegetation not yet hidden behind the leaf cover, and enjoyed the view of Saskatoon skyline across the South Saskatchewan River. Here are a few images captured during the photo walk. Many thanks to everyone for supporting the event, and to my friend Ian Preston...

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Jane’s Walk – explore nature in the city through a photo walk

Posted by on 26. April 2014 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Jane’s Walk – explore nature in the city through a photo walk

Jane’s Walk – explore nature in the city through a photo walk

Next Sunday (May 4th, 2014) I will be leading a nature photography walk as part of the Jane’s Walk festival in Saskatoon. Goal of the festival is for residents to explore their city and connect with neighbours. Theme of the walk that I will be leading is  Nature photography in downtown Saskatoon. We will ‘Meet our City’ by taking a leisurely walk along the Meewasin Trail in downtown Saskatoon. We will focus our cameras on natural subjects found in Cosmopolitan and Kiwanis Memorial Park. This event is completely free to attend and not physically demanding. All you need is...

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SaskTel Phone Book cover – city of Saskatoon

Posted by on 11. November 2013 in Blog / Journal | Comments Off on SaskTel Phone Book cover – city of Saskatoon

SaskTel Phone Book cover – city of Saskatoon

Fifth in the series of SaskTel phone books with my image on the cover has been released for circulation. A Saskatoon city skyline with Delta Bessborough hotel reflecting in South Saskatchewan river is gracing the cover of this issue. Phone books for Prince Albert and North Battleford will be released later this fall (the last one will come out in late November). Here is a list of the 2013 SaskTel regional phone books with my images on the cover page: Moose Jaw – published Estevan/Weyburn – published Swift Current – published Regina District – published Saskatoon City...

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News: City of Saskatoon seeks community input on wetlands policy

Posted by on 6. September 2013 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on News: City of Saskatoon seeks community input on wetlands policy

News: City of Saskatoon seeks community input on wetlands policy

Hot off the press, this community announcement arrived this morning. It is for a good (and important) cause so I am posting it here for your information. The City of Saskatoon (City) is seeking input on a new planning initiative that will establish a framework for the identification, preservation, and management of wetlands in the City’s future growth areas.  The Wetland Policy will ensure that impacts to wetlands are an important consideration in any future development decisions within Saskatoon. Saskatoon is growing and with that comes pressure on the natural environment. Saskatoon and the...

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