USask Prof Moves Bug Lab Across International Border

Moving live insects takes time and precaution.

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Dietary restrictions may benefit children with premature aging disease

Eating less may be a key factor for promoting healthy aging and for slowing down progeria, an irreversible disease that makes children age eight time faster than normal.

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Leon Kochian: world-renowned research

He is one of the world’s most highly cited researchers, a member of the Agricultural Research Service Hall of Fame, and has been named to Reuters’ list of the World’s Most Influent...

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USask-led research teams awarded $24.2M from Genome Canada and partners to improve agriculture through genomic science

Wheat, lentils and livestock will be the focus of a $24.2-million investment over four years by Genome Canada and its partners in three University of Saskatchewan-led research proj...

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Remarkable tenure for USask AgBio professor

Take a moment to turn back time 50 years to 1969: Pierre Trudeau was prime minister and Justin Trudeau hadn’t been born yet, astronauts landed on the moon for the first time, the S...

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USask-led group awarded $1.65 M to train young scientists for expanding plant protein industry

An interdisciplinary university group led by University of Saskatchewan researcher Michael Nickerson has been awarded $1.65 million by the federal granting council NSERC to train a...

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Large crowd gathers for first annual summer field day for producers

Facts, friends and food - and lots of each – combined for a hugely successful first annual summer field day for producers at the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence.

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USask graduate student earns international award

Deeksha Shetty came to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to earn her master’s degree, and leaves as the winner of one of the most prestigious agriscience research competitions...

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USask research receives funding to restore Indigenous geographic place names

Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada has awarded Dr. Colin Laroque (PhD), professor in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, $36,000 through the Canadian Mountain Netw...

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$1.25M awarded to innovative USask early career researchers

Five University of Saskatchewan early career researchers have each been awarded $250,000 over two years by the New Frontiers in Research Fund, a new federal fund designed to promot...

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Wild pigs invade Canadian provinces—an emerging crisis for agriculture and the environment

Wild pigs—a mix of wild boar and domestic swine—are spreading rapidly across Canada, threatening native species such as nesting birds, deer, agricultural crops, and farm livestock,...

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USask’s Hort Week celebrates 34 years

Gardeners and plant aficionados of all kinds will descend on the city during the 34th annual University of Saskatchewan (USask) Hort Week, beginning May 4.

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USask crop scientists help crack the durum wheat genome

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers played a key role in an international consortium that has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat—the source of semolina for pasta...

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Barley breeding makes for crafty collaboration

When it comes to brewing better beer, most lager lovers might not think to raise a glass in salute to the University of Saskatchewan (USask).

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Why agricultural groups fiercely oppose the carbon tax

When the Pan-Canadian Approach to Pricing Carbon Pollution was announced in October 2016, it was met with passionate responses, from supporters and those in opposition.

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USask professor honoured for river rescue

An associate professor in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Agriculture and Bioresources is being honoured in Ottawa for pulling a woman out of the South Saskatchew...

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USask students poised for career success, thanks to new RBC-funded program

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) has announced a donation from RBC Foundation to help students develop professional skills, prepare for the demands of the workforce and trans...

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USask awarded CFI funding to research new antibiotics and food products

Two researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of $274,119 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to buy equipment crucial to studies in...

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Benefits of pulses: Good for you and the planet

An illogical revolution has swept the Canadian Prairies and can take over the world. Farmland is now never rested — it is planted and harvested every year — and yet soil health has...

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USask Fruit Breeders Receive Prestigious Horticulture Award

Bob Bors and Rick Sawatzky, fruit breeders with the Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, are the joint recipients of the prestigious Stevenson Awa...

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USask research turning ethanol waste into Alzheimer meds, industrial products

A University of Saskatchewan research team’s quest to extract protein from more than a billion litres of annually produced wastewater (called thin stillage) at Saskatchewan’s ethan...

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Wheat Congress to put USask in the spotlight

There’s something innately calming about the sight of golden wheat swaying in the breeze. And yet, for someone like University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher Dr. Curtis Pozniak...

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USask researchers awarded $3.4M for projects to mitigate greenhouse gases in agriculture

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), and the Global Insti...

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Big on beef, passionate for poultry

They are both passionate about animal welfare and about research advancements to improve the agriculture industry.

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Collaborative research is the key to the LFCE

The newest kid on the block for researchers at the University of Saskatchewan is a world-class facility that brings together under one roof all aspects of raising livestock in a su...

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U of S professor earns U.S. award for undergraduate mentorship

University of Saskatchewan environmental scientist Colin Laroque was recognized today with an international award for his dedication to providing innovative and high-quality resear...

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Livestock and Forage Centre

U of S Centre of Excellence Celebrates Grand Opening

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Wheat genome blueprint accelerates innovation

Breakthrough research in creating a comprehensive blueprint of the wheat genome will bring disruptive innovation to wheat breeding, predicts University of Saskatchewan crop scienti...

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AgBio crop scientists help crack wheat genome code

A University of Saskatchewan (U of S)-led research team has played a key role in an international discovery that will have an impact on the food security of millions of people arou...

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AgBio Prof receives early achievement award

Animal and Poultry Science Professor Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner

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U of S student awarded $150,000 US fellowship to advance canary seed research

Food and Bioproduct Sciences PhD student Suneru Perera receives prestigious Research and Professional Development Fellowship from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

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Forage Breeder Receives Innovation Award

Dr. Bill Biligetu awarded 2018 Sask Forage Industry Innovation Award

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AgBio Professor Appointed Fellow in SSSA

Soil Science of America 2018 Award Recipient

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U of S prof receives prominent international animal science award

On June 4, University of Saskatchewan professor H.A. (Bart) Lardner received the Extension Award from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS).

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#UsaskConvo: Q & A with U of S graduating student Zachary Person

While close to 3,700 students are expected to cross the stage at TCU Place to receive their degrees at Spring Convocation from June 4-7, every U of S graduate has their own unique ...

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U of S Faculty Named to Arctic Groups

Dr. Emily Jenkins and Dr. David Natcher have been chosen to represent Canada on the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

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U of S training the next generation of soil scientists

With only hundreds of boarded-up former gas station sites being cleaned up every year, at the current pace it would take centuries to deal with the more than 30,000 contaminated lo...

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College of Agriculture and Bioresources helps Telemiracle reach a new record

Telemiracle 42 earned more than $7 million on March 3 and 4, thanks in part to some contributions from members of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources.

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Twenty-year partnership helping thousands in Ethiopia

Small seeds are powering the goal of feeding tens of thousands in Ethiopia, a country with one of the highest rates of food insecurity in the world.

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Ag prof rescues woman from river

A U of S professor is being lauded for pulling a woman out of the South Saskatchewan River over the weekend.

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Cream of the crop

The U of S Range Team won first place at the Undergraduate Range Management Exam in Sparks, Nev. earlier this week.

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Send out the clones

Tim Sharbel’s groundbreaking research into asexual reproduction would be a global game changer

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Mister Canola wears his crown lightly

Canola came of age in Saskatchewan. In the four decades since its debut, it has become the country’s major oilseed crop, exceeding wheat in acreage and value. One of the much-laude...

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A&W Canada invests in U of S research centre

A&W Canada has made a substantial investment in the Canadian beef industry with a $5-million donation toward the University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excelle...

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Experimental economics in transportation policy

Shipping Saskatchewan grain to market is no game, but James Nolan is using experiments in the form of computer games to better understand how Canada’s freight system works, and how...

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The path to ending hunger

Food and an end to hunger lie at the heart of agriculture and agricultural research, regardless of geography, crop or culture. In Africa, maize, or corn, is a daily dietary staple,...

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The real deal:

In the battle against climate change, this is the work that truly makes a difference

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Charting their own course

Couple takes daring leap, swaps traditional grain farming for growing "booze and flowers"

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The fruits of success

The temperaments and tastes of the researchers who have shepherded the U of S’s fruit program from its modest beginnings in 1921 have wrought as great an impact as good breeding an...

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More From Less

Why North Battleford is the place to be in the (surprisingly big) world of livestock feed

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Oil and water

People say oil and water don’t mix, but the exact opposite is what Supratim Ghosh in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources is working to prove with technology that holds sign...

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Thinking small

U of S researcher aims to solve a very big problem with some very little 'guys'

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Learning Beyond the Classroom: Ecuadorian Agriculture Field Tour

A small group of University of Saskatchewan agriculture students and their professor set out to explore on a 10-day trip to the equator this past February.

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Student savours summer with cheetahs

There are few things more mesmerizing in life than to see a cheetah take off at a dash, the drops of black dotting its golden fur blurring together as it races before your eyes.

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Student studies vitamin A-boosted chickpeas

In developing countries, more than three million children are at high risk for permanent blindness due to severe vitamin A deficiency.

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U of S receives funding for poultry barn lighting research

A Canadian restaurant chain has announced it will support the University of Saskatchewan to expand an important research project examining lighting enhancements and related health ...

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Federal funding for livestock and forage centre

A $4.47 million investment by the Government of Canada was announced this morning at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to support the planned construction of the university’s...

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U of S alumni document history of the Agriculture Building

University of Saskatchewan agriculture alumni Bob McKercher and Ted Turner have written a book about a classic Saskatchewan story of communities coming together to fulfill a dream:...

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Planting the seeds of success

For Andrew Reddekopp, farming is more than a career. It’s a way of life.

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Local Flavour

Life is rarely a straight path, and that can be a good thing.

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Young Marketers Compete in National Competition

A team of students from the University of Saskatchewan advanced to the semifinals of a national marketing competition hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) April...

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Divide and conquer

Zoe Gillespie is always looking a few years down the road, and what she sees is the chance to benefit human health through her work in nutrigenomics in the College of Agriculture a...

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Training a new generation of ag experts

In the more than 100 years since the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources was founded in 1909—then bereft of the latter portion of its title—the col...

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U of S-led project will use biowaste technology to clean up polluted soil

University of Saskatchewan soil researchers have been awarded $750,000 in federal funding to develop a next-generation method of removing spilled petroleum pollutants within the so...

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U of S champion ready for 3MT regionals

For Renbo Xu, one of the greatest challenges she faced in the University of Saskatchewan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition was distilling three years' worth of research down to...

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Battling nature’s nasty side

Mycotoxins disrupt life itself, and finding how to combat their devilish ways is a passion for Natacha Hogan.

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Students for sustainability

Students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources are taking action to make the University of Saskatchewan campus and Saskatoon community more sustainable.

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An incredible journey

A life-long passion takes animal nutrition researcher to the far edge of inner space.

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U of S researchers exploring soil ecosystems, biomedical coating

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have been awarded close to $1.5 million by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for collaborative...

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U of S Range Team places second in competition

At the Undergraduate Range Management Exam (URME) in St. George, Utah the U of S Range Team placed second against over 24 universities across North America.

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It really is who you know

Farming isn’t just about tractors and seeds—networking is becoming the driving force in modern agriculture.

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Charting a third way

Forget ideology—tomorrow’s agriculture will be an organic-conventional mash-up.

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Dilema in aisle 3

Jill Hobbs is peering into the enigmatic ways of today’s shoppers and how they’re revolutionizing the food business.

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Governments invest in agriculture research

The Crop Development Centre (CDC) in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources is one of many groups receiving a boost from recent joint federal and provincial funding.

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FYRE on the Beamline

Thanks to a collaboration between the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, the Undergraduate Research Initiative, and the Canadian Light Source, professor Colin Laroque offered...

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Networking for the future

For AgBio students Chelsea Gruber, Jacqueline Toews and Michelle Ross, attending the Grow Canada Conference in Ottawa, Ont. December 6-8, 2016 was an enlightening experience.

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Growing the game

Merlis Belsher’s transformative gift of $12.25 million that launched the Home Ice Campaign is an inspiration not only to donors and community leaders, but also to current U of S st...

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Bacteria may hold secret to oil sands remediation

Once thought impossible, plants are thriving on one of the oldest Alberta oil sands sites where barren land is slowly turning into a green space again.

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Discovering manure's massive potential

When your average person looks at manure, it's possible they will get a little queasy about seeing it as anything more than animal waste. But for soil scientist Jeff Schoenau, with...

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The big business of organic food

Over the past two decades, Canada's organic food industry has grown from a niche market to big business.

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Canada-US program engages students in Arctic climate research

Each year, high school students, teachers, and researchers from Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Maryland travel north to participate in a unique student-led environmental research field...

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New York Times ignored GM crop benefits

Faculty member Stuart Smyth contributes to the critical assessment of the overlooked benefits of GM crops in a New York Times article.

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U of S research boosts omega-3 in eggs with new ingredient for laying hen diets in Canada

Laying hen producers in Canada can now add camelina meal to their ingredient inventory thanks to efforts by the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Department of Animal and Poult...

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Finding root solutions

Leon Kochian, one of the world's most highly cited scientific researchers, has been named the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Food Systems and Security at the University...

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Environmental monitoring begins at Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Engineer Terry Fonstad has begun work on an environmental monitoring project with a scope and magnitude unlike anything else in Canada.

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Rooftop roots

A rooftop garden project promoting sustainable agricultural practices and urban farming is sprouting on campus this summer.

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Responsible pet ownership crucial to saving salamander and newt biodiversity

The fate of the world’s richest biodiversity of salamanders and newts is in the hands of pet owners across North America, said Natacha Hogan, an environmental toxicologist speciali...

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U of S research shows how forest-loving moose learn to thrive on farmland

SASKATOON –While populations of moose have been declining in much of their North American range, research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) shows how these icons of the ...

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Sask Wheat graduate scholarship recipients announced

Saskatoon – The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) and the University of Saskatchewan's College of Agriculture and Bioresources are proud to announce the first ...

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Farm-to-fork connection is changing the face of dairy

Growing up on a mixed farm outside of Regina, Sask. inspired a passion for agriculture in Janna Moats at an early age.

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In bloom

Anyone who has been to the U of S knows that it is, indeed, a beautiful place to be.

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Provost's College Award for Outstanding Teaching

Congratulations to James Nolan, recipient of the Provost’s College Award for Outstanding Teaching. The Provost's Awards recognize outstanding teaching in each college, as well the ...

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Introducing the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

The Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources has changed to a new name to better align with the main focus areas in t...

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Building capacity

As the co-ordinator of Aboriginal programs and outreach in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Candice Pete has played a large part in advancing the college’s Aboriginal e...

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Students place second in national agri-marketing competition

The Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) Saskatchewan Student Chapter at the University of Saskatchewan placed second in an agri-marketing competition against 29 other agricu...

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New to US

Growing up in Calgary in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Katherine Stewart was enamoured with Nature from the start.

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