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Wildlife Photography for the Greater Good

January 30, 2019 - In my last blog post I suggested that some wildlife photographers often appear to be more motivated by the number of “li...
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Responsible Wildlife Photography

January 16, 2019 - In the past couple of weeks, a northern saw-whet owl (Aegolius acadicus) appeared in the woodland of our local river val...
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2018 - Year in Review

December 11, 2018 - 2018 has been an exceptional year that kicked off with the premiere screening of my first wildlife documentary film, “ W...
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Coastal Wolves

August 24, 2018 - It feels good to be back in coastal British Columbia. It was two years ago that I first joined up with wildlife guides M...
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KEPA Summit 2018

June 11, 2018 - Last week I was very happy to screen my documentary film “Wildlife of the Oldman River Valley” at the fifth annual KEPA...
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Wildlife of the Oldman River Documentary Film Update

November 17, 2017 - Wow what a year! With the exception of a week spent in Alaska photographing coastal brown bears, the remainder of the ye...
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Kenow Fire - More Questions than Answers

September 14, 2017 - In the early mornings hours of September 13, 2017, an intense wildlfire raged through the Akamina and Red Rock valleys o...
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BC Government to end Trophy Hunting - Sort of

August 16, 2017 - “People are not going to care about animal conservation unless they think that animals are worthwhile.” ~ David Attenbor...
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Alaskan Coastal Brown Bears

July 03, 2017 - I normally don't look forward to flying in small aircraft because the passenger cabin is often cramped and seldom has ro...
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Wildlife of the Oldman River Documentary Film

February 25, 2017 - I love being immersed in nature, whether it's trudging through woodlands with my camera and tripod slung across my shoul...
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2016 - A Year in Review

December 23, 2016 - Following an enjoyable yet arguably hectic year last year, I managed to take a little time away from wildlife photograph...
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The Spirit Bear - Animal of Legend

September 26, 2016 - “Come with me” says Marven Robinson, our Gitga’at bear guide, gesturing to our small group of wildlife photographers to...
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Osprey

August 21, 2016 - As a large brown wing falls lazily over the edge of this gigantic nest it marks the first movement I have seen in over a...
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A Tough Year for Grebes

August 02, 2016 - The sun is still a few minutes away from rising on this mid July morning, but already I lay awake in my sleeping bag lis...
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The Coulee Clean-up Crew

July 17, 2016 - It’s shortly after nine in the morning and the Oldman River valley coulee clean-up crew are making signs they are about...
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Grasslands

May 11, 2016 - I stand watching a herd of plains bison grazing the prairie, behind them the coulees across the valley are bathed in the...
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Chasing Swans

April 05, 2016 - Its about 20 minutes before sunrise, a crescent moon still shines brightly in the southern sky as the stars all around i...
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2015 A Year in Review

December 10, 2015 - I say it every year, but this year really will be hard to beat. It all began in late January when I travelled to Japan...
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Trail of the Ice Bear

November 13, 2015 - It's been quite an adventure, and the train ride from Churchill back to Winnipeg is a welcome change of pace. My adventu...
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American Dipper

September 29, 2015 - It's the perfect day. The afternoon sun is warm, and the aspen and larch trees are glowing gold. While others are enjoyi...
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Pelicans and Garter Snakes

August 26, 2015 - The sound of a wing slap on the water startles me and I look up from my camera’s lcd screen just in time to get splashed...
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Na'pi's River

July 11, 2015 - The sun is just beginning to peak over the treetops as I arrive at a toppled cottonwood on the banks of the Oldman River...
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Wildlife First

June 10, 2015 - “Don’t feed the bear!” I yell. The sound of my own voice surprises me. I mean - who died and made me sheriff? “Not eve...
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Latchkey Kits

May 14, 2015 - The reynard is sitting about 20 meters from me growling softly. He is just beginning to shed his thick winter coat and l...
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Sharp-tailed Grouse

May 07, 2015 - “Sorry I can’t let you through” said the soldier in his distinctive French accent. “My orders are to let only red or gre...
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A Very Good Year for Owls

April 22, 2015 - It’s late evening and I’m watching a pair of Great Horned owls sitting on the roof of an abandoned building in southern...
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The Grey Wolf: The Usual Suspect and Convenient Scapegoat.

March 29, 2015 - It was about two hundred years ago that European’s first began settling the western United States. Believing this to be...
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