Day 7 – Chisasibi

It was our last day of production in the James Bay region.  We took a little while in the morning to get our gear in proper order before heading out; yesterday’s 16-hour day had further[…]

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Day Four: Chisasibi

Chisasibi is a small town by American standards, but we were surprised at how large it was, given its locale.  We knew that the town had about 5,000 residents, most of those being native Cree,[…]


Day Four: Radisson to Chisasibi

When we woke up, the wind had not abated; if anything, it had gotten worse.  We heard plow trucks clearing the parking lots outside and a quick glance out the window confirmed that sunlight would[…]


Day Three: Radisson

Our first day with “boots on the ground” in the far north was a holiday; Easter Monday.  We had planned on using this day to get settled, organized and recuperated, so the fact that most[…]

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Preparations Continue

It’s proving to be a busy week for us as we prepare for our upcoming trip to the James Bay region of northern Quebec.  In addition to taking care of our day-to-day responsibilities like work[…]


Forward into the Past

The new year is right around the corner.  There are a lot of things about to come to fruition (or a head, depending on your point of view) in Vermont’s energy landscape.   Construction of Kingdom[…]