All posts by Alan MacEachern

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ICEHO Bulletin 11

The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted its February 2017 bulletin, ICEHO Bulletin 11. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by […]

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A Serious Series

In little more than a year, the number of titles in the Canadian History & Environment series at University of Calgary Press has jumped from two to eight. That means […]

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“Early American Environmental Histories” workshop — CFP extended

Each year, the William and Mary Quarterly, USC’s Early Modern Studies Institute, and the Huntington Library team up to host a two-day, all-expenses-paid workshop in which mid-career scholars get and give […]

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ICEHO Bulletin 10

The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted its October 2016 bulletin, ICEHO Bulletin 10. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by the […]

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ICEHO Survey

The International Consortium for Environmental History Organizations has just launched a new website at iceho.org and, to kick off that website,  has launched a survey of the global environmental history community. […]

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The Birthday of the Year Without a Summer

Happy birthday, I guess. Two hundred years ago this morning, snow started coming down in Quebec City and didn’t let up. Bewildered flocks of birds landed in the streets, where they were killed […]

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The Phoenix Response

Four days after a gigantic fire destroyed great swaths of the Miramichi region of New Brunswick in 1825 — the largest recorded forest fire ever on the eastern seaboard — […]

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ICEHO Bulletin 8

The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted its April 2016 bulletin, ICEHO Bulletin 8. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by the […]

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Environment Canada Climate History Collection: An Update

The Environment Canada climate-related archival collection, which came to the University of Western Ontario on long-term loan in 2014, has now been fully catalogued and is available to researchers visiting ARCC at […]

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Ian McTaggart-Cowan in Banff & Jasper: Bringing Wildlife Science to the National Parks

Zoologist and conservationist Ian McTaggart-Cowan, who died in 2010, has been called the father of Canadian ecology. The publication last year of two books on his life and works — The Real Thing […]

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A call for collections: the Canadian History & Environment Series

The Canadian History & Environment series is the product of a partnership between University of Calgary Press and NiCHE. Four great edited collections have already been published and four more are in development. And […]

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Aka “Two for the Price of Two. Or One. Or None.” With the recent publication of two collections – Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory, edited […]