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Heeding Mountain Hazards

Heeding Mountain Hazards

Whether it’s mountain-work, fieldwork or play … acknowledge the environment you find yourself in, and take heed of its hazards. Check out how MLP teams practice personal responsibility, self-care, open communications, and situational awareness in the mountains.

Who do we want to be here?

Who do we want to be here?

The story of ecological change in the Canadian mountain west over the last century provides powerful, poignant testimony about our very different histories and roles in the dramatic changes of the last century. The most important question becomes: who do we want to be here?

A Viewshed of the ‘Lenscape’

A Viewshed of the ‘Lenscape’

The Mountain Legacy Project Explorer website provides a map-based tool for investigating MLP collections. But, unless you know the area the photos are from, it is sometimes hard to determine which way they are looking and how much of the landscape they cover. Viewshed analysis to the rescue — read on to find out how!

A 1937 look into the Nahanni

A 1937 look into the Nahanni

The Mountain Legacy Project has long hoped to examine historic glass plate negatives from the Northwest Territories. Last year, while working with research colleagues from Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, our wish was granted! Let us introduce you to 47 historic images from the stunning South Nahanni in the NWT.

Where the (Re)Wild Things Are

Where the (Re)Wild Things Are

Realizing the detrimental effects our activities have on so many other species and ecosystems, conservation biology has turned to rewilding in an attempt to repair the damage we’ve done.

Placing oblique photos on the map

Placing oblique photos on the map

By Julie Fortin and Michael Whitney   [This post also appears on the Landscapes in Motion blog]   The Mountain Legacy Project often uses the term “oblique photo” to describe the images we deal with, but what exactly does “oblique...