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  • Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park

    Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park

    Adults need playgrounds. In 1907, the Canadian government designated a vast section of the Rocky Mountains as Jasper Forest Park. Tourists now play where Native peoples once lived, fur traders toil...

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  • This Wild Spirit

    This Wild Spirit

    In 1912, Mary Vaux, a botanist, glaciologist, painter, and photographer, wrote about her mountain adventures: “A day on the trail, or a scramble over the glacier, or even with a quiet day in camp t...

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  • J.B. Harkin

    J.B. Harkin

    Many of Canada’s superb national parks owe their existence to James Bernard Harkin (1875–1955), the first commissioner of Canada’s new Dominion Parks Branch in 1911. Ted Hart follows Harkin’s caree...

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  • Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains

    Mapper of Mountains follows the career of Dominion Land Surveyor Morrison Parsons Bridgland, who provided the first detailed maps of many regions of the Canadian Rockies. Between 1902 and 1930, thi...

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