Manitoba


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 28 Available

Episode 28 Winnipeg Beach: 22 February 2012 [audio: http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past28.mp3][34:28] In the late decades of the nineteenth century, urban North Americans sought refuge from congestion, noise, and pollution. As the environmental problems of industrial cities grew worse, city councils across the continent established urban parks while federal governments in both Canada […]


Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 24 Available

Episode 24 Draining the Wet Prairie: September 20, 2011 [audio: http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past24.mp3][34:17] Agricultural expansion is a central component of the history of the resettlement of the Canadian prairies in the nineteenth-century. Popularly, that history has been characterized by the challenges of aridity on a dry prairie landscape. The characterization of the […]