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Topics: Environment Tags: cougars

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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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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...


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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...


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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.


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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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April 1, 2016

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This guide provides a standard approach in deciding cougar 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 Cougar Management Plan (2012) and is the result...


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July 23, 2013

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Research on some species must be done according to specific protocols. The class protocol # 012 applies to pursuit with dogs, and immobilization. This protocol was adopted on July 22, 2013.


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December 1, 2002

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Habitat loss, fragmentation and subsequent isolation of habitat patches due to human activities are major factors contributing to species endangerment. Large carnivores such as grizzly bears and cougars are particularly susceptible to fragmentation because they are wide-ranging and exist at...