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Archive for April, 2007

Qimualaniq Quest Finishes First Race in Iqaliut

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

Nunavut sled-dog race seeks to bring together Inuit, Francophone and Anglophone communities in Nunavut, and revive Inuit sled dog traditions in Southern Baffin Island. The 320 km race travels through Katannilik Territorial Park, and was organized by the Association des francophones du Nunavut (AFN) and the Mayukalik Hunters and Trappers Association of Kimmirut. The first […]

CPAWS (Yukon): Three Rivers Canada Tour (April 11 – May 17, 2007)

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

The Yukon Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is sponsoring a 12 city Canadian tour of their Three River’s conservation campaign to protect and maintain the ecological integrity of the Peel River Watershed, which includes the Snake, Wind, and Bonnet Plume Rivers. Presentations will feature a short film by Marten Berkman, which […]

Audubon’s Paintings and Watercolors Featured in Two New York Exhibits

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Two exhibits open in New York featuring the prolific work of Victorian Era painter and naturalist John James Audubon. His stunning images were created from stills of birds and animals obtained in the wild, and differed from his contemporaries by being situated in their native habitat and in naturalistic poses. Audubon followed in the footsteps […]