Monthly Archives: August 2011

Inner Whalebacks/Lower Carpe

Monday we did 2 stations, each one is about an hour from Yellowknife by helicopter. The first stop was Inner Whalebacks Island. There used to be more to this station but there are some curious grizzy bears in the area who … Continue reading

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Yellowknife Area

Sunday I flew to Yellowknife to catch up with one of the level 5 techs who has been working on the sites (sort of) near here. We’re doing 4 autostations in the NWT and 2 in Alberta on the drive home.

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Wolves!

No bears to fight today either. We only saw one little black bear on the side of the road today but we saw lots of other critters. There were 4 white tail deer on the road, 2 bucks and 2 … Continue reading

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Rawr!

Well, that’s day 1 done. More bear patrol tomorrow. We saw 4 bears today, all on the road. Three ran away as soon as the truck got close but this guy was too busy chowing down to care about us.

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Bear Guard

Today I am bear guard for a level 5 tech who is doing a quarterly inspection on the automatic weather station at CFB Cold Lake. It’s a bit different from the stuff I usually work on but it’s still cool. … Continue reading

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