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EDITORIAL: Plotting the canal’s future

In recent decades, commercial traffic has waned on the Erie Canal, and while the recreational use and tourism have seen growth, running the canal system remains expensive. So much a part of New York’s past success, it can still be a vital part of that infrastructure but the challenge will be a vision for the future as bold as the one that shaped its past. Read the full story ve the Times Union.

The caribou catchers: Inside the operation to save ‘ghosts of the woods’ from hungry wolves

In January, Ontario’s ministry of natural resources and the Michipicoten First Nation teamed up to capture nine caribous on Michipicoten and transfer them to the Slate Islands. But the Slate Islands are close to the mainland, within the reach of wolves so last week, the First Nation called for another mission to bring extra caribou to the more remote, and properly named Caribou Island as a backup. Read the full story by the National Post.