August - September 2014
There's a little Huck Finn in all of us this time of year; this wild child is dropping a line in the Suskwa River. Photo: Paul Glover
In This Issue
As a child, I was terrified of volcanoes.
Road trips are great, but there’s really no better way to see a new place than from the seat of a bike.
In the mid- to late-1800s, northern BC’s non-aboriginal population exploded.
It was another perfect Saturday among the many this summer.
In the 1940s and ’50s, federally funded experimental farms in Smithers and Prince George were part of a network across Canada established to trial new crops and develop the nation’s agricultural prowess.
“So how did you become so enthusiastic about being a farmer?” I ask Anita Hein, owner of Anita Farm in Jackpine Flats outside Terrace.
Phooooouuuuuuughhhhhht. A humpback whale exhales.
A slight movement on my sleeve catches my attention: A spider—the size of a nickel. Yeow!
Skilokis Ridge is a remarkable trail that makes the claim to having you above treeline—on a spur of Blunt Mountain—in 30 minutes.
After 20 years, Allison and the rest of the station staff really had no clue how big a hectare was.
Lheidli-Prince George history is coming alive before our eyes.
When steelhead fly-fishers talk about rivers that are on their bucket lists, many come to mind; however, few rivers in the world are more revered for their dry-fly fishing opportunities than central BC’s Bulkley River.