Dave Quinn

Dave Quinn uses boots, backpacks, kayaks, canoes, skis and a keyboard to explore the interface between society and wilderness. Dave is a Wycliffe, BC-based dad by day and Outdoor Guy on CBC’s Radio West by night.

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🔍Read Full Article“It’s All About the Caribou”  How the Gwaii Haanas Agreement inspired a national park

“It’s All About the Caribou”  How the Gwaii Haanas Agreement inspired a national park

🕔Mar 30, 2016

John “Muffa” Kudlak was born and raised in Paulatuk, NWT, a hamlet of just over 300 residents and one of the most northerly permanent settlements on the Canadian mainland.

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🔍Read Full ArticleThe Lower Stikine pays a compliment to Yosemite

The Lower Stikine pays a compliment to Yosemite

🕔May 30, 2014

“When you first see the lower Stikine, it’ll make you want to puke,” exclaimed a canoe guide friend when I told him our plans to spend 10 days paddling 240 kilometres of the lower Stikine River from Telegraph Creek to Wrangell, Alaska.

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🔍Read Full ArticleNightbirds

Nightbirds

🕔Nov 06, 2017

Helen Keller proved irrevocably the power of the senses, especially when one operates in isolation from the rest. Spending a night on a remote island, sans headlamp, to witness the spectacle of nesting seabirds is revealing, to say the least. Join writer and biologist Dave Quinn on the North Coast with some very peculiar little birds.

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🔍Read Full ArticleGwaii Haanas Legacy Pole—First monumental pole in 130 years celebrates Haida past and future

Gwaii Haanas Legacy Pole—First monumental pole in 130 years celebrates Haida past and future

🕔Oct 02, 2013

I first visited Haida Gwaii nearly 20 years ago with three friends, before the temporary moniker Queen Charlotte Islands was returned to BC

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