May – June 2017

Building An Outdoor Range.
Urban sprawl and gun ranges seldom mix. And that’s been the case in Saskatoon, Sack, as well. Noise is the biggest concern, followed closely by perceived human safety and environmental contamination. “A gun range? Not in my back yard!” Since 1931, the Saskatoon Wildlife Federation (SWF) has used the same facility on the city’s northeast edge, operating indoor and outdoor shooting ranges in piece. But after more than 80 years, change came knocking. Saskatoon was booming, and city planners…

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