How Healthy Forests Foster Healthy Fish and Us

Do you know where your water comes from, its quality, how we use it and what other living things depend on from it? Make September the month to increase your water literacy with your neighbours, friends and family.

Posted by Lee-Anne Walker on Aug 31, 2016 in Outdoors

Wake Surfing

Holy moly, I'm actually wake surfing. The water beneath me splashes white with turquoise blue, my friends cheer for me from the back of the boat – this lake life is a good life.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Aug 25, 2016 in Outdoors

Master of the Mountain: Advanced Trails at FAR

As we moved into the advanced trails this month, I found myself way out of my league. So I chatted with local rider Murray Sedlowsky to get his ideas on how to transition from the intermediate blue trails to the more advanced blacks.

Posted by Karen Pepper on Aug 20, 2016 in Outdoors

A Quiet Space

This is August. The lawn is mowed. The trees, shrubs and beds are settled in and on an even keel. This is the time to step back, to take the measure of your yard and create a special space, a quiet space.

Posted by Fix on Aug 19, 2016 in Outdoors

Imperturbation Found

My heart beats intensely as I work to sustain the climb while the natural surroundings create an atmosphere of tranquility. I love this feeling. 

Posted by Terry Nelson on Aug 16, 2016 in Outdoors

Fred Voysey

The first thing you notice when you approach Fred Voysey's garden is the fence. For anyone who has ever had their crops decimated by wildlife, this nearly seven-foot high fence is enviable.

Posted by Helen McAlliste... on Aug 13, 2016 in Outdoors

What is Life Without a Little Adventure?

Sooooo, what’s up?
Not too much, just moving to Mexico you know…..

Posted by Emily Pullen on Aug 10, 2016 in Outdoors

Summer Hikes with the Elk River Alliance: Elk Lakes Provincial Park

A hike to the Petain Glacier, the source of the ribbon of life that connects all of our communities and the river that is the inspiration for our community-based water group. 

Posted by Lee-Anne Walker on Aug 06, 2016 in Outdoors

Postcard Views

Endless choices of gorgeous mountain vistas, beautiful turquoise water and feeling like you're above the clouds. The opportunities are plentiful and we can help you get those postcard views.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Aug 01, 2016 in Outdoors

Aaron Levesque

When Fernie first established itself as a town, many residents grew their own food. It was a matter of survival. Fast forward to today – there is a new generation of gardeners who are concerned about where their food comes from and how it is grown.

Posted by Helen McAlliste... on Jul 22, 2016 in Outdoors

Components to a Backyard

Dream up your backyard design and bring life, beauty and colour to your yard.

Posted by Duncan Maisels on Jul 20, 2016 in Outdoors

Power Through Collaboration

The power and structure behind an organization really comes to light when you are amongst a focus group willing to volunteer its time, expertise and energies, and work together to fulfil this objective.

Posted by Terry Nelson on Jul 19, 2016 in Outdoors

Superhero Exercises to Build Superpowers

If there is one thing a Superhero is known for, it is superpowers. Here are five exercises you can do to improve your power. 

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jul 17, 2016 in Outdoors

Silver Springs

Water is a sculptor, carving out the rugged peaks, basins and ridges of the beautiful mountain landscape that we all love.

Posted by Ayla Bennet on Jul 15, 2016 in Outdoors

A Solo Camp Adventure

Despite rain, the silence of a companionless adventure is at once frightening and fabulous.

Posted by Jesse Bell on Jul 07, 2016 in Outdoors