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January/February 2005

FEATURES

WILDLIFE
Range roamers
The purebred plains bison is making a comeback
By Candace Savage with photography by Todd Korol

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
CG In-depth: Canada’s bison

ESSAY
How the West was divided
A line on the map created Alberta and Saskatchewan. What if it hadn’t been drawn?
By Aritha van Herk

PORTRAIT OF PLACE
Being Albertan
A photographic road trip reveals the heart of a province
Photography by Tim Van Horn and Kristen Wagner

MINING
Prairie potash
Feeding the world from an ancient seabed
By Allan Casey

THROUGH THE LENS
Photo finish
Winning shots from our 20th annual photo

POSTER MAP SUPPLEMENT
Then and now
Alberta and Saskatchewan in 1905, and 100 years later


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DEPARTMENTS

The inside story
Flight of the navigator, Learning by listening to nature, Carving a path to Voisey's Bay, What does geography mean to you?

Editor’s notebook
The invisible divide

Contributors
Meet our writers and photographers

Reverberations
Moved to tears, Past sins, Women for women

Discovery
Railway weatherman, Retelling the Blackfoot story, Big yellow crop, Celebrating Einstein, Dino diggers, Excavating a lake, Best of the West, Colourful citizenry

Explorer
Mountain birding in the Cypress Hills
By Trevor Herriot
Discover more at Explorer Online!

 

À la carte
Setting the boundaries for Alberta and Saskatchewan was no easy feat. What were the options for carving up the prairies?

Reviews
Prophecy on the Prairies, Edmonton’s history for all ages, Melodrama at the bottom of the sea

On the horizon
The wild mustangs of British Columbia’s Chilcotin country: noble beast or nuisance?

Mosaic
Views of the meridian in Lloydminster, Canada’s only cross-border community
By Laura Leyshon

In Habitat
My uncle the land grabber
By Gordon Laird







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