September 13, 2010
by Allan Casey
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Lakeland shortlisted for Edna Staebler Award

I am delighted to announce that Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada has been shortlisted for the 2010 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. The $10,000 award is administered by Wilfred Laurier University and and recognizes Canadian writers for a first or second work of creative non-fiction that includes a Canadian locale and/or significance. Continue reading

March 3, 2010
by Allan Casey
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Big world, small cabin

Whenever I have to drive north through the Nesbit Forest, I try to bring my skis along for an outing on Eb’s Cross-Country Ski Trails. These are found in that glorious belt of mature-growth parkland that spans the two arms … Continue reading

January 8, 2010
by Allan Casey
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Citizen Science & the Revolution, Part 2

Last post, I discussed a model of citizen science whereby lay persons can have fun and help the environmental cause at the same time by volunteering to gather data for professional scientists. Now let’s consider a much deeper citizen-science alliance, … Continue reading

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