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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bear Activity: October 31 to November 6, 2014

Bear activity in the Bow Valley has really tapered off. There were no reports of either grizzly bears or black bears this past week. Some of the collared grizzly bears appear to have denned up already. While some bears have denned up, there will still be some bears still out and it is not uncommon for some to still be out into the latter part of November. It also continues to be hunting season in some parts of the Bow Valley and there may be the remains of succcessfully killed animals in the forested areas around Canmore and the Hamlets within the MD of Bighorn. These remains will continue to be a big attraction for any bears that come across them. Always remember to carry bear spray, even while walking on the trails in Town. Make noise and let bears know you are coming. Maps indicating the zone locations referenced in these bear summary reports can be viewed via the following link:

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