Waxwing drama

The past couple of days, we’ve had a flurry (not snow) of activity around our backyard pond, most notably a flock of cedar waxwings. It’s noteworthy for a few reasons, not the least of which is their stunning beauty. And, although we’ve had the pond for over a dozen years, we’ve seen them here only…

Crowsnest forest landscape practices put fish on the brink

Tweet Native fish in the Oldman River watershed will “wink out of existence” if policies and practices in the Crowsnest Forest aren’t radically changed, the Oldman River TU Chapter was told Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Lethbridge. Speaking to 20 TU members at the chapter’s annual general meeting, long-time Alberta fisheries and habitat/riparian biologist Lorne Fitch…