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Virginia Oliver, age 101, works as a sternman, measuring and banding lobsters on her son Max Oliver's boat, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, off Rockland, Maine. The state's oldest lobster harvester has been doing it since before the onset of the Great Depression. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

At 101, she’s still hauling lobsters with no plans to stop

At 101, she’s still hauling lobsters with no plans to stop

 

FILE - This July 16, 2004, file photo, shows a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. Wildlife officials in Wisconsin were set Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, to consider adopting a 130-animal limit for the state's fall wolf hunt, saying they want to protect the population after hunters killed scores more wolves than they were allowed during a rushed spring season. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)

Wisconsin sets 300-wolf limit after runaway spring hunt

Wisconsin sets 300-wolf limit after runaway spring hunt

 

FILE - In this July 9, 2009, file photo, the Bob Marshall Wilderness cuts a jagged line across the horizon as patrons leave Trixi's Antler Saloon in Ovando, Mont. Authorities say a grizzly bear attacked and killed a person who was camping in the Ovando area early Tuesday, July 6, 2021. (Eliza Wiley/Independent Record via AP, File)

Grizzly bear kills bicyclist camping in western Montana

Grizzly bear kills bicyclist camping in western Montana

 

In this aerial photo taken June 7, 2021 and released by the Yunnan Forest Fire Brigade, a migrating herd of elephants rests near the Xinyang Township in the Jinning District of Kunming city of southwestern China's Yunnan Province. Already famous at home, China's wandering elephants are now becoming international stars. Major global media, including satellite news stations, news papers and wire services are chronicling the herd's more-than year-long, 500 kilometer (300 mile) trek from their home in a wildlife reserve in mountainous southwest Yunnan province to the outskirts of the provincial capital of Kunming. (Yunnan Forest Fire Brigade via AP)

China’s wandering elephants becoming international stars

China’s wandering elephants becoming international stars

In this aerial photo taken June 7, 2021 and released by the Yunnan Forest Fire Brigade, a migrating herd of elephants rests near the Xinyang Township in the Jinning District of Kunming city of southwestern China's Yunnan Province. Already famous at home, China's wandering elephants are now becoming international stars. Major global media, including satellite news stations, news papers and wire services are chronicling the herd's more-than year-long, 500 kilometer (300 mile) trek from their home in a wildlife reserve in mountainous southwest Yunnan province to the outskirts of the provincial capital of Kunming. (Yunnan Forest Fire Brigade via AP)

Outdoor retailers struggle to stock tents, backpacks ahead of second COVID summer

Outdoor retailers struggle to stock tents, backpacks ahead of second COVID summer

Tourists explore a resort  in Kananaskis, Alta., Monday, April 25, 2016. Southern Albertans hoping to escape to the mountains in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic will soon have to pay for the privilege. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Not sustainable:’ Alberta bringing user fee to Kananaskis Country west of Calgary

‘Not sustainable:’ Alberta bringing user fee to Kananaskis Country west of Calgary

Tourists explore a resort  in Kananaskis, Alta., Monday, April 25, 2016. Southern Albertans hoping to escape to the mountains in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic will soon have to pay for the privilege. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley announces proposed new legislation to protect Alberta's mountains and watershed from coal mining at a news conference in Calgary on Monday, March 15, 2021. A group of 35 scientists from the University of Alberta are urging the provincial government to rethink its plans for expanding coal-mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta legislature turns down Opposition request to debate bill to protect Rockies

Alberta legislature turns down Opposition request to debate bill to protect Rockies

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley announces proposed new legislation to protect Alberta's mountains and watershed from coal mining at a news conference in Calgary on Monday, March 15, 2021. A group of 35 scientists from the University of Alberta are urging the provincial government to rethink its plans for expanding coal-mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Bull moose behind fence at B.C. airport feasts on fresh trees before coaxed to leave

Bull moose behind fence at B.C. airport feasts on fresh trees before coaxed to leave

Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference in Calgary, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The Alberta government says it won't be closing any provincial parks, whether it can find someone to run them or not. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Alberta government says no parks to close after partnerships found

Alberta government says no parks to close after partnerships found

Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference in Calgary, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The Alberta government says it won't be closing any provincial parks, whether it can find someone to run them or not. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness

‘Insane:’ Report details random camping stresses on Alberta wilderness
How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America

How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America

How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America

How Canada geese bounced back from near extinction to conquer North America
Red Deer’s Charolette Murphy, 12, skates in the 300 metre B Final at 2020 Canadian Youth Long Track Championships at Setters Place Saturday. Close to 150 competitors from as far as New Brunswick competed in the two-day event. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Skaters from around Canada gather in Red Deer for Youth Long Track Championships

Dave Morrison waxed poetic as he looked over the ice at the…

Red Deer’s Charolette Murphy, 12, skates in the 300 metre B Final at 2020 Canadian Youth Long Track Championships at Setters Place Saturday. Close to 150 competitors from as far as New Brunswick competed in the two-day event. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
‘Stopped him in his tracks:’ Outrage after ex-pro hockey player kills grizzly

‘Stopped him in his tracks:’ Outrage after ex-pro hockey player kills grizzly

A former professional hockey player is facing a backlash after he posted…

‘Stopped him in his tracks:’ Outrage after ex-pro hockey player kills grizzly
One of three bathroom bears in Banff likely eaten by grizzly bear: Parks Canada

One of three bathroom bears in Banff likely eaten by grizzly bear: Parks Canada

BANFF — One of three black bear cubs abandoned in a washroom…

One of three bathroom bears in Banff likely eaten by grizzly bear: Parks Canada
Humpback whales treat tourists to an early-morning show off B.C. coast

Humpback whales treat tourists to an early-morning show off B.C. coast

Humpback whales treat tourists to an early-morning show PORT HARDY, B.C. —…

Humpback whales treat tourists to an early-morning show off B.C. coast

Bodies of three hikers recovered after slipping into pools of B.C. waterfall

SQUAMISH, B.C. — Police have extracted the bodies of three hikers who…

Alberta lifts eight-year ban on the rehabilitation of orphaned bear cubs

Alberta lifts eight-year ban on the rehabilitation of orphaned bear cubs

EDMONTON — Alberta has lifted a ban on private rehabilitation of orphaned…

Alberta lifts eight-year ban on the rehabilitation of orphaned bear cubs