Author Archives: JoAnne Burek

Oster Lake

In the wintertime, when the natural world is slumbering under a blanket of snow, we still find country hikes vastly different from city trails. At least, this is what the 11 of us found out on today’s hike around Oster … Continue reading

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What are we celebrating? Our Golden Jubilee

How many Canadian centennial projects do you know that are still alive? Most I know have disappeared. A few left a residue. In 1967, when ideas for centennial projects were popping up all over, Fred Dorward had the idea to … Continue reading

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Mountains 101—the U of A’s latest MOOC—starts soon

We appreciate having the Rockies in our own backyard and we visit them frequently. Now we can study these and other mountain landscapes around the world with a new massive open online course. The University of Alberta has partnered with … Continue reading

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