Bears in the Omineca Region

Before you go headfirst into the woods this spring chasing that newly-emerged spring bear, take a few minutes and reflect on the “w’s” of hunting bear. Who, what, where, when and why…..Here is an episode of Cutbank Conversations featuring...

March Garden Prep

  Looks like we will have an early spring this year, and, if you are anything like me you are busy planning out your garden, ordering seeds, and starting seeds. Here is a good BLOG to give you ideas on what you can do now to start to get ready.  Ideas...

Shed hunting season is upon us…

  As the winter snow starts to wane, and we are itching to get out into the backcountry again, a good excuse to get outside is to go and hunt sheds.  Whether you use dogs to find them, or, just happen to luck across them, the idea of what sheds are is...

Tips for being in the back country in the winter

Whether you are going for a day hike, overnight camping, snowshoeing or sledding there are a couple of basics to keep in mind to keep you safe and warm in the backcountry. RULE #1 – Stay dry. Getting wet from falling into water or from sweating can be deadly. ...

Zone 5, January Garden Prep

    We are still covered in ice and snow, however, there is a lot we can do to make sure our gardens are prepped and ready for spring while offering protection for the little guys that may be living in there over the winter Watch for and brush off ice and...

Tips for Bird Feeding in the winter

                    Make the most of feeding birds in winter: Clean off feeders, platforms, and perches after each storm so seed is easily accessible. Leave fruit and berries on trees, hedges, and bushes to provide a...