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28 results found for: "Black bear."

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June 24, 2021

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Class Protocols provide guidance on conducting wildlife research of particular types. In order to obtain a research permit, researchers are required to follow class protocols or provide detailed ...


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December 1, 2020

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The Wildlife Predator Compensation Program provides compensation to ranchers whose livestock are killed or injured by wildlife predators. This report provides a summary of approved compensation ...


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April 1, 2020

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Estimated harvest of big game animals by resident hunters in Alberta. Estimated harvest is determined through the completion of the Game Harvest Survey by resident hunters following the ...


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September 1, 2019

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In Alberta, most known grizzly bear mortality is caused by humans. Such causes include: Poaching, Being mistaken for a black bear during the black bear hunting season, Self-defence, Accidents, ...


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July 3, 2019

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Population characteristics of grizzly and black bears were determined by capturing, marking, and radio tracking bears in the Berland River area of west central Alberta during 198-85. Trapping was ...


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April 1, 2019

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This guide provides a standard approach in deciding black bear management responses. It is a resource for government staff who must act in situations of conflict where clear, concise and ...


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January 2, 2019

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Information on bear safety, including how to identify grizzly and black bears, how to prevent trouble with bears, how to respond to a bear encounter, and information on bear deterrents (bear spray ...


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April 1, 2018

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This protocol addresses the rehabilitation of orphan black bear cubs and is for use by those wildlife rehabilitation facilities with valid permits under the Wildlife Regulation.


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December 1, 2017

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Physical description of and livestock management information for the Black Bear Provincial Grazing Reserve. Includes a map showing access routes and trails in the reserve, and contact information ...


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November 1, 2017

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This fact sheet explains how to homeowners living in bear country can effectively and safely manage fruit trees to reduce negative human-bear interactions.


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May 1, 2017

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This fact sheet explains how to effectively and safely compost deadstock in bear country. Effective composting of deadstock will reduce negative human bear interactions thereby reducing incidents ...


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February 14, 2017

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Fact sheet outlining preventative mitigation for conflict between chickens and bears.


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February 1, 2017

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Fact sheet outlining preventative mitigation for conflict between bears and bee producers.


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February 1, 2017

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Provides quick facts on usage of electric fences to protect properties and alleviate public safety concerns.


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April 1, 2016

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This guide provides a standard approach in deciding black bear management responses. It is a resource for government staff who must act in situations of conflict where clear, concise and ...


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March 1, 2016

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Provides information about William A. Switzer Provincial Park, which is located 20 kilometres northwest of Hinton on n the foothills of Alberta’s Northern Rockies. It is home to an abundance of ...


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January 1, 2016

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This plan outlines goals, objectives and management strategies for the future conservation and use of black bears in Alberta. It also reviews the biology of black bears, as well as their history ...


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May 7, 2015

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the mining and petroleum development sector that occurred in May, 2014. A black bear attacked an electrical and ...


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June 1, 2011

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The Bear Smart Program is a community driven process that is usually initiated with the development of a bear hazard assessment for the region of concern. A bear hazard report identifies ...


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March 1, 2011

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Alberta is home to approximate 40,000 black bears and 700 grizzly bears. Black bear populations are secure and are managed using public hunting seasons. Grizzly bears were listed as 'threatened' ...