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Rob Hadlow has almost 30 years experience in the Calgary Photographic Community. He attended the Alberta College of Art and Design in the early Eighties and is an experienced Stock Shooter of Wildlife, Nature, Travel, and Commercial Photography....

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The Columbia Lake Stewardship Society & Nancy Wilson The vision of the Columbia Lake Stewardship Society (CLSS) is to help preserve the pristine nature of Columbia Lake for future generations. We do that by conducting and recording water quality and...

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Dave Zehnder has a passion for both agriculture and ecology and has worked in B.C. and across the world on related projects. Operating the Zehnder Ranch (a sustainably raised local beef cattle ranch) in Invermere with his brothers, Dave sits...

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History of the Ktunaxa People The Ktunaxa have occupied their Territory since time immemorial, and they have deep spiritual, cultural and social connections to the land and the water. Their relationship to the land and water, including all living things,...

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Grade four through seven students at Martin Morigeau Elementary School in Canal Flats have embarked on a multi-disciplinary learning journey centred on the headwaters of the Columbia River, which is found just down the road from their school, in Canal...

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Born and raised in Kempten Allgaeu (Germany – Bavaria) and immigrated to Canada in 1992. Max has been involved in Paragliding since 1987 and started Hang Gliding in 1989. Max worked as a Paragliding instructor and test pilot for various...

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Born in South Africa, lived forever in Banff, traveled all over the world and now settled in the Columbia Valley. Penny has always been involved in sports, works out every day at the gym, is a tennis pro, marathon runner,...

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Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is one of Canada’s most all-encompassing experiences. There are very few places in this country where you can effortlessly fit in a game of golf, a handful of runs at the slopes and soak in the...

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Patrick Carrick is a professional percussion musician and certified drum circle facilitator with a passion for sharing music. In 2017 he founded the organization Columbia Valley Drumming and has been sending positive vibrations up and down the valley with his regular drum...

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Katherine McGlynn is a Wildlife Technician for the Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, through the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, based out of Nelson, BC.  These days she focuses on amphibian conservation, wetland monitoring and...

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