The Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment.

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downtownbanff

September 25, 2014 – Calgary Herald. Story by Colette Derworiz. With summer officially over, early visitor numbers show that Banff National Park bounced back stronger than ever from last year’s historic flooding. Officials with Parks Canada said statistics until the end of July show a 15 per cent increase in the number of visitors through  [ Read More ]

Sep
26
alberta winter games opening

September 25, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Tanya Foubert. The 2014 Alberta Winter Games may have left behind a financial legacy for the communities of Canmore and Banff, but organizers also want to leave a legacy of sustainability for all special events in the Bow Valley. The games’ sustainability committee successfully incorporated waste  [ Read More ]

Sep
26
Parks Canada learn to camp

September 24, 2014 – The Fitzhugh. Story by Nicole Veerman. As bright yellow tents popped up around Marmot Meadows, Sept. 19, a 16-month-old baby crawled through the maze of tent pegs and guylines, checking out the scene. That night would be her first time sleeping outdoors, and it would be the first time for her  [ Read More ]

Sep
24
bear 64 2

September 23, 2014 – Crag & Canyon. Story by Justin Parsons. A 100-metre stretch of wildlife fencing is now in place near the area of Trans-Canada Highway where two grizzly bear cubs were killed last week. The two male cubs were less than a year old and were found deceased on the off-ramp of the  [ Read More ]

Sep
24
mastheadnohorse

September 23, 2014. BANFF, AB. – The Association for Mountain Parks Protection and Enjoyment (AMPPE) will welcome featured special guests The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Member of Parliament and Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and The Honourable Blake Richards, Member of Parliament and Chair of the Parliamentary Tourism Caucus, as co-presenters at their annual  [ Read More ]

Sep
19
Black Bear with Cubs on Road KNP Joanne Williams

September 18, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. A female black bear was badly injured when she tried to cross the Trans-Canada Highway near Banff last week, and one of her two young cubs was found dead on the same stretch of highway several days later. For several days, Parks Canada wildlife  [ Read More ]

Sep
18
BearTracks Marshall Comisar

September 15, 2014 – The Jasper Local. 2014 has been a lethal year for black bears on the railroad tracks in Jasper National Park and one local resident wants to see something done about it. Jasperite Kim Stark has witnessed wildlife on the tracks feeding on spilled grain. She said it’s unfair to the animals  [ Read More ]

Sep
18
moose road Banff Ginevre Smith

September 18, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis.  A moose was hit and killed on the Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho National Park last Thursday (Sept. 11) – the fifth human-caused moose mortality this year in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks. Parks Canada officials say the large bull moose died when it  [ Read More ]

Sep
17
grizzly kananaskis

September 12, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Tanya Foubert. Wildlife officials with Alberta Parks have decided a grizzly sow suspected of killing a hunter in Kananaskis Country over the weekend and her cub will be left alone. The decision not to destroy the bear, move it or collar it came after several days  [ Read More ]

Sep
17
blackbear

September 04, 2014 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Cathy Ellis. A bold female black bear that had been hanging out in the Banff townsite feasting on fruit trees and causing a significant public safety concern had to be euthanized after a capturing procedure accidentally went wrong. On Friday (Aug. 29), Parks Canada wildlife managers  [ Read More ]



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