Northwest Territories

Nahanni National Park

Posted: July 15, 2014

Spectacular NWT! A road trip from Yellowknife to Fort Simpson, then a day trip into Nahanni National Park. Along the way, baby buffalo running near Behchoko, birch trees playing coy amongst the spruce at Kakisa Falls, incredible views from a Beaver 172 float plane, forest fire spotting from the air, frogs, mosquitos, sandhill cranes, a […]

Norman Wells

Posted: May 18, 2014

A short trip to Norman Wells in the Sahtu region of the NWT  – oil town, population 800, an hour flight north of Yellowknife. The trip was an attempt to arrive in time to witness the break-up of ice on the mighty Deh Cho (Mackenzie River), but it had happened a week earlier. All that was left […]

Ice Videos

Posted: May 13, 2014

Video clips of my ice-obsession…. The 2014 breakup is still going on (as of June 19…), and I have documented several phases of the melt, with a big focus of my research going to wards my Candle Ice composition that will be played by the fantastic Gryphon Trio at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival on […]