Sunset glows through blowing chaff, near Hardisty, Alberta. Photo: Andrew Marcille.
Sunset glows through blowing chaff, near Hardisty, Alberta. Photo: Andrew Marcille.
Source: Major James Skitt Matthews, Capilano Canyon Vancouver BC, ca. 1905. Item CVA 371-211, City of Vancouver Archives.
Source: Major James Skitt Matthews, Capilano Canyon Vancouver BC, ca. 1905. Item CVA 371-211, City of Vancouver Archives.
"Ghost Arroyos" Source: Neighborland, Market Street Prototype Project, https://neighborland.com/ideas/sf-ghost-arroyos-a-visual
"Ghost Arroyos" Source: Neighborland, Market Street Prototype Project, https://neighborland.com/ideas/sf-ghost-arroyos-a-visual

Musings on a Postmodern Prairie Harvest

Sunset glows through blowing chaff, near Hardisty, Alberta. Photo: Andrew Marcille.

or, What happens when you put an environmental historian behind the wheel of a $300,000 combine for twelve hours a day by Andrew Marcille While farming, I often remember John […]

Histoire véritable et naturelle des moeurs et productions du pays de la Nouvelle-France vulgairement dite le Canada

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Pierre Boucher, Histoire véritable et naturelle des mœurs et productions du pays de la Nouvelle-France vulgairement dite le Canada, Texte établi en français moderne par Pierre Benoit, Septentrion, 2014, 191 […]

Job: Assistant Professor of Canadian History

University of Maine Canadian-American Center and Department of History Assistant Professor of Canadian History https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=23612&job=assistant-professor-of-canadian-history The University of Maine Canadian-American Center and the Department of History invite applications for a […]

Cranberry Capers: Wild Harvesting in Nova Scotia, 1880s and 1950s

Photo: Sara Spike, 2014

On the wall of the cookhouse at Memory Lane Heritage Village in Lake Charlotte, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, a weathered sign warns all comers against picking cranberries or foxberries between […]

The Landscape of Canadian Environmental History

Source: Major James Skitt Matthews, Capilano Canyon Vancouver BC, ca. 1905. Item CVA 371-211, City of Vancouver Archives.

The just-released issue of Canadian Historical Review contains “The Landscape of Canadian Environmental History,” a forum on the state and prospect of our field. And the CHR is helping make the issue […]

#EnvHist Worth Reading: November 2014

"Ghost Arroyos" Source: Neighborland, Market Street Prototype Project, https://neighborland.com/ideas/sf-ghost-arroyos-a-visual

Every month I carefully track the most popular and significant environmental history articles, videos, audio, and other items making their way through the online environmental history (#envhist) community. Also check […]

Unearthing Columbia River Plateau Histories Through Environmental Assessment Reports

Pend D'Oreille River, British Columbia. Source: Wikimedia Commons

In my first years at university, I spent many summer days working as an intern for a mining company on a remediation project, reading through environmental assessment reports, environmental impact […]

CFP: NEAR-EH North-Eastern Atlantic Regional Environmental History Workshop, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 2015

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North-Eastern Atlantic Regional Environmental History (NEAR-EH) Formerly the Northeastern & Atlantic Canada Environmental History Forum* Fourth Annual Meeting Call for Papers   21-22 August 2015 Bucknell University Lewisburg, Pennsylvania   […]

Un an sur la toile pour le Portail

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Le Portail des humanités environnementales est l’expression d’un réseau de chercheurs qui souhaitent offrir un forum collaboratif où les problématiques environnementales appellent à la discussion entre les disciplines. Son objectif […]

Lewiston, Maine’s Little Canada: Revealing the Cultural Intentions of French-Canadian Migrants

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In a short period of time after the US Civil War, French-Canadian ethnic enclaves emerged in many of New England’s medium-sized cities, featuring ethnic churches, schools, press, and businesses. The […]

New Scholars Discussion: Smellscapes, Environment, and Memory

Source: Mapping How Cities Smell, Block by Block, http://www.fastcoexist.com/1682021/mapping-how-cities-smell-block-by-block

EVENT DETAILS START: 1 December 2014, 2:00pm EST VENUE: Google Hangouts CATEGORIES: Events Every month the NiCHE New Scholars Committee meets electronically on Google Hangouts to discuss books, articles, personal research, and general topics […]

Violence and Idealism in Environmental History: A Teacher’s Dilemma

Robert Harris, Canoe Cove (1879)

You picked the one strain of history that doesn’t involve violence. My partner said this to me last spring during one of our many conversations about the academy and our […]