I’m far too familiar with reading about Earth’s depleting wilderness; however, today the news is cause for celebration, not disappointment! We’re honoured to share that Canadian Museum of Nature has awarded CPAWS with the "Nature Inspiration Award".
In my grandmother’s kitchen sat the largest green bottle of Palmolive you can imagine. To this day, the smell green apple or the sight of its weird green pantone transports me right back to Northern Ontario. We would visit for a couple of weeks in the summer while Dad was guiding and doing the dishes was delegated to the grandkids. In my mind, dealing with this giant slippery bottle was on par with wrestling my first lake-trout into a canoe. True heroics!
Interactions with bears are a proper concern when some is considering a journey into our backcountry. Knowing what situations might arise, how to deal with them and prevent a negative outcome is worth putting some thought into. Nahanni Wild has been working and traveling through wilderness for decades and we are happy to share some of the theory and techniques that we employ on our expeditions