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Fall Colours – Why do leaves change?

Fall colours – Why leaves change?   Fall is one of the most beautiful and colourful times of the year. Symbolizing the end of summer and the beginning of winter. So why do they change and what happens within the leaves to cause this change. Well, deciduous trees, like Birch trees, need to store nutrients in their roots throughout the summer. …

Ask a Naturalist – Wells Gray Provincial Park

What’s so special about Wells Gray Provincial Park? Join naturalist Karena Schmidt as she turns an interpretive lens on the Clearwater Valley: its mammals, birds, flowers, trees, insects and volcanic history. In this twice-weekly series of hour-long presentations, Karena covers a wide range of topics set against the backdrop of beautiful Sky Pond. …