Stop the Car!

Discovering Central Alberta

By (author): Judy Larmour, Henry Saley
ISBN 9781894739030
Softcover | Publication Date: April 4, 2007
Book Dimensions: 6 in x 9 in
256 Pages
$9.95 CAD

About the Book

A historian and a naturalist team up to bring the hidden history of Alberta’s agricultural heartland to life in 14 guided road trips. Mile by mile you’ll be introduced to plants and wildlife, geological formations and anomalies, and many other nooks and niches of central Alberta, including picnic spots, museums and restaurants.

About the Author(s)

Henry Saley is a writer, educator, and publisher. Early in his career, he explored many parts of Alberta Parks for which he was posted at Lesser Slave Lake, Miquelon Lake and Rimbey. He has consulted on the development of environmental education programs, exhibits and educational trail signs for such clients as Alberta 4-H Centre, Dinosaur Provincial Park and the Sherwood Park Natural Area. He is the author of Nature Walks and Sunday Drives 'Round Edmonton and now publishes visitor guides for lakeside communities in central Alberta and monthly Horizon Magazine.

Judy Larmour is a heritage consultant specializing in social, agricultural and architectural history. For over 20 years, she has been involved with research for many projects in Alberta, including the Provincial Historic Site at Dunvegan, the John Walter Museum in Edmonton and the restored NWMP Detachment Building in Canmore. Judy is a regular contributor to Legacy magazine. Judy lives on a farm at the foot of the Medicine Lodge Hills, west of Bentley, Alberta.