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Halle Flygare portrait in the Northwest Territories


Point Lake, Northwest Territories, 2012

Photo of Hälle Flygare by Robert Berdan


Hälle was born and raised in Sweden, where his interest in photography began at a very young age. He came to Canada as a forestry professional and for many years worked as a Park Warden in Banff National Park. Since 1989, he has worked as a professional photographer, traveling to over 30 countries and leading nature and wildlife photographic tours. Hälle has lived in and photographed the Canadian Rockies for the last 40 years.


Hälle's photographs have been published in leading nature magazines and books throughout the world. He is the author of four books published in Sweden and Canada, and his wildflower images illustrate the books Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies, which has sold over 40,000 copies and Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains published 2007 by Whitecap Books.

 

Hälle was the original instigator for the preservation of the 350-km (220-mile) long Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail in British Columbia. (Alexander Mackenzie was the first european to cross the North American continent) While guiding there in 1972, he discovered sections of Mackenzie's 1793 route from the Fraser River across Tweedsmuir Provincial Park's Rainbow Mountains to Bella Coola. In 1989 Hälle received the British Columbia Heritage Award for his outstanding contribution toward the recognition and preservation of the trail.

 

 

 

Published Work by

Hälle Flygare

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In Print
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New Book
Published 2007


Canadian Rockies Wildflowers Special Dates Calendar by Halle Flygare ©
Alpine WildFlowers of the Rocky Mountains by Halle Flygare ©
A field guide to Wildlife of the Rocky Mountains by Halle Flygare ©
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Published 2012
Published 2013

 

New Books pending by Hälle Flygare

An Illustrated history from 1886 to 1986 of the Nuxalk - Carrier Trade Route

Approx. 260 pages and 300 pictures

Arctic Nature in Wild Places by Halle Flygare book

Approx. 200 pages and 230 pictures

 

 

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