Archive for February, 2019

Parks Canada spending icefields trail money outside Jasper National Park

Posted on February 26th, 2019 by admin_amppe

By Craig Gilbert, The Fitzhugh, 14/02/19. Rare stallions on Sable Island, a national park reserve off the coast of Nova Scotia. Parks Canada is using money earmarked for a trail in Jasper National Park to clean the tiny island up. | Paul Gierszewski/from Wikimedia Commons photo. Surprise and disappointment took hold alongside the frigid cold […]

Resort municipality status remains elusive 10 years on

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by admin_amppe

By Paul Clarke, Rocky Mountain Outlook, 14/02/19. The red line indicates the visitation for 2018, while the gray ribbon is the historical minimum and maximum visitation from 2014-18. Banff’s visitation was on average 2.7 percent lower than from 2017’s high. Photo credit: Aryn Toombs RMO Illustration. Source: Alberta government   For more than 10 years […]

From grizzly bears to jaguars: How wildlife mitigation in the Bow Valley inspired the world

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by admin_amppe

BY JENNA DULEWICH, Rocky Mountain Outlook, 25/02/19. A wildlife overpass stands as the only safe passage across the Trans-Canada Highway near the junction of the Icefields Parkway at Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Photo credit: RMO File Photo   Why did the grizzly bear cross the road? Perhaps to find a mate, but a […]