Steer clear of elk during rutting season, wildlife experts caution - CBC.ca

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:51

CBC.ca

Steer clear of elk during rutting season, wildlife experts caution
CBC.ca
Wildlife experts in Canmore and Banff are reminding locals and visitors to be extra wary of elk this time of year, as rutting season has come again. Banff National Park's resource conservation manager, Bill Hunt, says the bulls can get very aggressive ...

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One of Banff's rescued bathroom bear cubs eaten by suspected grizzly - Montreal Gazette

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:31

Montreal Gazette

One of Banff's rescued bathroom bear cubs eaten by suspected grizzly
Montreal Gazette
28, one of the beacons switched into “mortality mode” after it remained stationary for 24 hours. It wasn't until Sept. 4, Hunt said, that Parks Canada staff were able to access the site via airplane in the Clearwater River drainage, in the north end of ...

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Roam adds transit routes for Lake Louise, Banff Centre - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 04:17

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Roam adds transit routes for Lake Louise, Banff Centre
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BOW VALLEY – Those who rely on public transit to get around the Bow Valley will soon be able to take the bus to Lake Louise and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. On Oct. 9, the transit commission will launch two more bus routes – Routes 7 and 8.

Rehabilitated black bear killed by another bear in Banff National Park - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 20:09

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Rehabilitated black bear killed by another bear in Banff National Park
Globalnews.ca
Wed, Sep 12: One of three orphaned bears found in a public washroom has been found dead. As Tracy Nagai reports, Parks Canada officials say it was attacked by another bear. Bear kills 1 of 3 orphaned cubs released into Banff National Park: Parks ...

Cub once abandoned in washroom likely eaten by grizzly bear, Parks Canada says - Toronto Star

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 17:30

Toronto Star

Cub once abandoned in washroom likely eaten by grizzly bear, Parks Canada says
Toronto Star
BANFF, ALTA.—One of three black bear cubs abandoned in a washroom and returned to the wild in Banff National Park this summer has apparently been eaten by a grizzly bear. Parks Canada says conservation officers found the one-year-old bear's carcass ...

One of three bathroom bears in Banff likely eaten by grizzly bear: Parks Canada - CTV News

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:29

CTV News

One of three bathroom bears in Banff likely eaten by grizzly bear: Parks Canada
CTV News
BANFF, Alta. -- One of three black bear cubs abandoned in a washroom and returned to the wild in Banff National Park this summer has apparently been eaten by a grizzly bear. Parks Canada says conservation officers found the one-year-old bear's carcass ...
One of Banff's rescued bathroom bear cubs eaten by suspected grizzlyCalgary Herald
Yearling bear rescued from Banff washroom eaten by grizzly, officials believeCBC.ca
Bear kills 1 of 3 orphaned cubs released into Banff National Park: Parks CanadaGlobalnews.ca

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On the trail of Amazing Race Canada to its manic conclusion in Banff - Calgary Herald

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:05

Calgary Herald

On the trail of Amazing Race Canada to its manic conclusion in Banff
Calgary Herald
In Tuesday's season finale, which took place mostly in Calgary and Banff, the pair surprised everyone by pulling ahead of the Callens, who were stymied by a strangely intense souvenir hunt along Banff Avenue. The Callens had won five legs of the ...

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Amazing finish for local contestants on cross-Canada race show - Calgary Herald

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:04

Calgary Herald

Amazing finish for local contestants on cross-Canada race show
Calgary Herald
Those included memorizing and reciting automatic terminal information system messages at the air traffic control tower at Calgary International Airport; dogsledding and GT Racing on the ski hill at Sunshine Village; searching for souvenirs along Banff ...
Adrenalin and exasperation on display behind the scenes of Amazing Race CanadaAlberta Daily Herald Tribune

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Snowfall warnings for B.C., Alberta, as storm puts chill on last weeks ... - CTV News

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:31

CTV News

Snowfall warnings for B.C., Alberta, as storm puts chill on last weeks ...
CTV News
The northeastern corner of British Columbia and central Alberta are preparing to jump straight from summer into winter-like weather with Environment Canada ...
This is summer? Snowfall warnings issued for northeastern BC, AlbertaTimes Colonist
September snowfall warning issued for BC's Peace River regionGlobalnews.ca

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Moose hide tanners learn art from elders and each other in Banff residency - CBC.ca

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 09:00

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Moose hide tanners learn art from elders and each other in Banff residency
CBC.ca
Students are tanning moose hides this month in the mountain town of Banff, Alta., as part of a new program launched to help the traditional Indigenous practice grow. Sarah Jean Dickie, a master's of business administration student from northern B.C ...

Second Banff Bull Found And Safely Relocated - HighRiverOnline.com

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 09:14

HighRiverOnline.com

Second Banff Bull Found And Safely Relocated
HighRiverOnline.com
After facing the tough decision to euthanize one of the two wayward bison bulls in Banff National Park last month, parks staff has recently announced the other has been found, captured and safetly relocated from danger. In early August, two adult bulls ...

Conservationist calls for a cap on visitors to Banff National Park - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 21:39

Globalnews.ca

Conservationist calls for a cap on visitors to Banff National Park
Globalnews.ca
A Banff conservationist is calling for a cap on the number of visitors to the national park. Harvey Locke says the influx is not only threatening the ecology of the park but the visitor experience especially at the top attractions like Moraine Lake and ...

Conservationist points to new numbers showing Banff National Park needs to limit visitors - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 20:57

Globalnews.ca

Conservationist points to new numbers showing Banff National Park needs to limit visitors
Globalnews.ca
Thu, Sep 6: There is a controversial bid to limit visitors to Banff National Park. As Jayme Doll reports, one conservationist points to new numbers which reveal just how busy the park has been. Conservationist calls for a cap on visitors to Banff ...

Domestic bison in Banff project euthanized - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:30

Rocky Mountain Outlook

Domestic bison in Banff project euthanized
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – A sick domestic bison used to train horses and riders as part of a $6.4 million bison reintroduction program in Banff National Park has been put down. The animal was one of four domestic bison kept at Parks Canada's Ya Ha Tinda Ranch to help ...

Banff apartment parking bylaw changes approved - Rocky Mountain Outlook

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 03:00

Banff apartment parking bylaw changes approved
Rocky Mountain Outlook
BANFF – A new bus route in town means developers of apartment housing in the area don't have to build as much required parking as in the past. Council recently approved a bylaw amendment that affects the number of parking stalls required for certain ...

Wolf warning issued for Banff National Park - Globalnews.ca

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 21:20

Globalnews.ca

Wolf warning issued for Banff National Park
Globalnews.ca
Wolf warning issued for Banff National Park. Wed, Sep 5: The only remaining member of the Bow Valley wolf pack is back on the radar. As Sarah Offin reports, parks officials are keeping an eye on the female who is exhibiting some bold behavior.

Banff public transit expands routes to include Lake Louise, Johnston Canyon stops - Calgary Herald

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:16

Calgary Herald

Banff public transit expands routes to include Lake Louise, Johnston Canyon stops
Calgary Herald
In recent years, Parks Canada and the Town of Banff have been searching for ways to decrease traffic congestion within the townsite and the surrounding national park, which was visited by approximately 4.2 million people in 2017-18. Environmentalists ...
Wolf encounter forces warning for campgrounds, trails in Banff National ParkThe Crag and Canyon
Warning issued in Banff National Park after female wolf approaches campersEverythingGP

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Calidore String Quartet takes the Banff Centre stage - Londoner

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:08

Londoner

Calidore String Quartet takes the Banff Centre stage
Londoner
Internationally-renowned Calidore opened the Banff Centre's International String Quartet Festival this weekend. The group gave numerous performances over the course of the festival, playing music from composers Beethoven, Janáček, Schubert Prokovief ...