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January 10, 2020

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Highlights the work and activities completed by the various agencies operating in the Bow Valley in relation to the Bow Valley Human Wildlife Coexistence Roundtable Recommendations. Activities represented within this summary extend to March 2019.


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December 1, 2019

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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 claims for the South Saskatchewan Region between 2015 and 2018.


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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 consistent direction is needed. The guide supports the province’s Black Bear Management Plan (2016) and is the...


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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 and noisemakers). Also includes a section on cougars and cougar safety.


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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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March 1, 2018

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Provide ranchers with information about wolves, bears, cougars and coyotes and the attack characteristics specific to each predator.


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December 11, 2017

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This report summarizes the scientific evidence for ecological responses of soil, vegetation, hydrology, and wildlife to human activities in the Castle region of southwestern Alberta, based on over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and technical reports. While most of these studies were...


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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 of public safety, property damage and human caused bear mortality.