Neil (nt) wrote,

There was a huge grass fire on the Tsuu T'ina Nation southwest of Calgary this afternoon. The prairie is very dry this year, and the fire quickly spread to some hay bales stored nearby. The fire department has the fire under control now. I took this picture from my apartment window, using about 6x zoom. You can see the foothills and the Rocky Mountains in the background.


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    In Calgary, Exploring the Cultural Side of ‘Cowtown’ (link is to The New York Times) Pretty good article, although I've never seen Calgarians…

  • Broken trees

    A few examples of trees broken by the accumulation of snow, as mentioned in my last post. The snow is gone, but the damage remains.

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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