Edmonton; End of January; Mountain Ash are budding out!

Warm weater may be climate change the papers say; more probably due to the open water in the arctic where there was ice before.

Alberta still pumps billions of gallons of fresh water down hole in northern Alberta at points out of site of the general population. Drafting by trucks the usual way. No one seems concened about the horrible mess the trucks leave behind in the lake when they flush their tanks.