Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

Happy Birthday Parks Canada!

The world may scratch its collective head when it comes to listing facts about Canada, but—at the very least—most know it’s a lot bigger than the spot they call home. The Netherlands can easily fit into Lake Huron—with ample room to splash around. There’s plenty to explore—Canada’s cities are new, dynamic, and evolving—but it’s the

Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. People, recreational vehicles, cars, and even buildings may be hurled aloft by tornado-force winds—or simply blown away. Most injuries and deaths are caused by flying debris. A tornado is a vertical funnel of violently rotating air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable

On the Southern Edge of the Great Northern Forest

General Info: Prince Albert National Park, in central Saskatchewan, preserves 388,000 hectares of a transition zone between the coniferous boreal forest and aspen parkland. The park also includes about 1,500 lakes and streams. This naturally diverse habitat houses a multitude of wildlife, including a herd of free-range plains bison and Canada’s only fully-protected nesting colony