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. [caption id=”attachment_11471″ align=”alignleft” width=”300″ caption=”Jasper National Park, Alberta. © Rex Vogel, all…

Tornadoes: The What, When & Where

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. [caption id=”attachment_9630″ align=”alignleft” width=”151″ caption=”A sequence of images showing the birth of a tornado. First, the rotating cloud base lowers. This lowering becomes a funnel, which continues descending while winds build near the surface, kicking up dust and other debris. Finally, the visible funnel extends to the ground, and…

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…