October 12, 2014


Life in the North Country 3 – Belle Epoch in the Boreal Forest

Hoping for the Best in Thunder Bay, Ontario A rear wheel squeak whipped up worry as we drove through the boreal Forest wilderness of western Ontario. Pulling a 2500 pound trailer puts a strain on an old truck so the noise could be a small thing or huge thing. It turned out to be nothing. But

October 4, 2014


Life in the North Country 2 – life in the north country

Traveling across the wilderness of North America in an old ford ranger and 14 foot travel trailer, one soon learns the downside of being alone. Mandy and I left our home in Greenwich a few days ago aiming for Algonquin Park in northern Ontario where we would hop on the Trans-Canada highway all the way

September 14, 2014


Life in the North Country 1 – Our 10,000 mile hunt for big game

Mandy and I spent July traveling across Canada on the trans-Canada Highway and returning off the interstates through the northern US. Our ultimate destination was the northern Rockies, and our goal was to see all the marquee big game animals that live in northern US and Canada: moose, caribou, elk, big horn sheep, mountain goats, mule

August 27, 2014


Be A Voice for Wildlife “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ― Dwight D. Eisenhower “If you don’t know where you are going,you’ll end up someplace else.” ― Yogi Berra How would a new theory of change work on Delaware Bay? Two posts ago, I outlined 6 new strategies for achieving

August 24, 2014


The Next Great Age of Wildlife Conservation

Today’s conservationists have grown used to their inadequate power to protect wildlife in the historic battle against moneyed interests. In this blog’s opinion, we lost it not long after the successful environmental battles of the 70’s by draining it into largely useless battles over hunting, trapping, protecting feral cats and other left-right confrontations that will

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