Over the course of a century, the grasslands west of the Bow River, located along the western fringe of Alberta’s dry belt country, have been promoted as a promised land, written off almost entirely, and redeemed, eventually, much to the relief of those who wondered what to do with it all.

In Forgotten Alberta: A Land Redeemed, author, Jonathan Koch digs into the stories of the settlers, speculators, and community builders who attempted to transform this unforgiving corner of Alberta.

The second in the Forgotten Alberta Anthology series, click below to learn how you can order.