Subscribe and save!
CG Compass: Canadian Geographic blogCG Compass: Canadian Geographic blog

Posts tagged with ‘parks’ (29)


Canada's Coolest School Trip winners announced


Posted by Thomas Hall in The RCGS on Tuesday, April 28, 2015



Congratulations to the grade 8 class at Caledonia Region High School from Hillsborough, N.B. for winning this year's Canada's Coolest School Trip. (Photo: courtesy Parks Canada)

A presentation by The Royal Canadian Geographical Society about the lost Franklin Expedition is about as exciting as most school assemblies are going to get, at least that’s what students from Caledonia Region High School from Hillsborough, N.B. thought.

“They started talking about the Franklin expedition,” Donna Godfrey, principal at Caledonia, said.

“Then someone said Mr. Moore, our Member of Parliament, was in the audience and had an announcement to make. So he came to the podium and ...

Read full post »




Throwback Thursday: the shipwreck hunter


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Franklin Expedition on Thursday, November 6, 2014



Underwater archeologist Ryan Harris circles the Investigator, a British ship lost during its search for the Franklin vessels. (Photo: Brett Seymour/Parks Canada/U.S. National Parks Service)

One year before Ryan Harris' name made it into news stories around the world for the historical find of the HMS Erebus, Canadian Geographic featured the underwater archeologist in the July/August issue of 2013. By that point, Harris had already been leading the Franklin hunt for five years, but the story took an in-depth look at the man who, at that point, had recently discovered the Investigator shipwreck. This week we look back at One More Dive Harris, before his career became a global phenomenon.

Read full post »




Hunting for the Franklin shipwrecks


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Franklin Expedition on Friday, August 22, 2014



Parks Canada's Ryan Harris. (Photo: Tallie Garey)

How do you find two ships that have remained hidden somewhere in the Arctic Ocean for over 160 years?

Read full post »




Geo Quiz on Canada's National Parks


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Wednesday, July 2, 2014



Kejimkujik Seaside, part of Kejimkujik National Park, N.S. (Photo: Siobhan McClelland)

School's out, the Canada Day festivities are over and summer's officially arrived! What better way to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful landscapes than venturing into Canada's national parks?

With plenty of hiking trails, camp sites and wildlife viewing, national parks are perfect for exploring. Before you pack a picnic lunch and jump in the car, test your knowledge on the more than 40 national parks across Canada with this month's Geo Quiz.

Read full post »




Pimachiowin Aki faces challenges in World Heritage Site bid


Posted by Siobhan McClelland in Nature on Thursday, June 26, 2014



Poplar River, Man., within the proposed Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage site. (Photo: Ron Thiessen, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society)

A boreal forest area in Manitoba with strong First Nations ties is one step closer to being recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Read full post »



  |   Next page »




CG Compass: Canadian Geographic blog

Categories



Monthly archives






Canadian Geographic Magazine | Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Canadian Atlas Online | Canadian Travel | CG Education | Mapping & Cartography | Canadian Geographic Photo Club | Kids | Canadian Contests | Canadian Lesson Plans | Blog

Royal Canadian Geographical Society | Canadian Geographic Education | Canadian Geographic Challenge | Canadian Award for Environmental Innovation

MAGAZINE / SUBSCRIBERS
Subscribe | Customer Care / Login | Renew | Give a Gift | Pay a Bill | Digital Edition | Back Issues | Calendars | Special Publications

Jobs | Internships | Submission Guidelines

© 2015 Canadian Geographic Enterprises