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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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Describes the process used to update the provincial cougar estimate and how the updated abundance estimate guided changes to the quota.


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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.


Views: 443
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November 28, 2019

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Cougar populations in Alberta are managed with hunting seasons to help maintain healthy populations, reduce conflicts with people, manage predation on wild ungulates and to provide recreational opportunities.


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November 1, 2019

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Annual hunting quotas for male and female cougars in Alberta Cougar Management Areas (CMAs) 1 through 32. Listing includes Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) found within each CMA.


Views: 90
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November 1, 2019

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This document provides a summary of human-cougar occurrences in the South Saskatchewan Region between 2015 and 2018. Information provided in the report includes the type and location of occurrence, cause and location of mortality records, and mitigation efforts including predator compensation...


Views: 201
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October 1, 2019

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This document provides a summary of human-cougar occurrences in the Bow Valley between 2000 and 2018. The area has experienced a significant increase in development and recreational use in recent years. At the same time, cougar activity is becoming more common in and near developed areas within...


Views: 566
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May 14, 2019

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Statistics on the number and types of cougar mortality in Alberta. Statistics are provided for each cougar management area and by type of mortality (hunting or incidental).


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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.