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July/August 2009 Cover

Kill (Your) Bill

Generate electricity at home. Pay less for power. Reduce your carbon footprint. Welcome to the dawn of Alberta’s microgeneration era.

Published in Vol 12, No 6, July/August 2009, pgs 26-31


The Big Squeeze

McMansions. SUVs. Golf resorts climbing the sides of mountains. Can hyperdevelopment and wildlife co-exist in the Bow Valley?

Published in Vol 12, No 6, July/August 2009, pgs 32-37


A Town for the Times

Crowsnest Pass remains an enclave of modest living amid a raw landscape. Residents wouldn’t change a thing.

Published in Vol 12, No 6, July/August 2009, pgs 38-41


Know Your Grower

An Alberta farmer’s take on “the most radical work a young person can undertake”—growing local food for local people.

Published in Vol 12, No 6, July/August 2009, pgs 42-45