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Bear Activity: August 10 to August 16

Multiple black bears have been seen throughout the Bow Valley (on both sides of the valley), in and around Canmore, in residential areas and in the nearby MD of Bighorn hamlets. At this time of year bears are in search of buffaloberries and they have recently been seen along popular walking trails such as…

Bear Activity: August 3 to August 9

Bears are moving through neighbourhoods in the Bow Valley in search of buffaloberries, and there have been several reports of bears in backyards! Berry bushes and fruit trees are the main attractants drawing bears into…

Bear Activity: July 27 to August 2

Both grizzly and black bears have been seen on both sides of the valley near Canmore feeding on berries. Be vigilant and take extra precautions so as not to surprise bears focused on eating berries. When bears are surprised they can…

Bear Activity: July 20 to July 26

There are numerous black and grizzly bears feeding on berries throughout the valley so please be prepared and on the lookout for bears while you recreate. Bikers should be especially loud when travelling quickly and in areas where their…

Bear Activity: July 13 to July 19

You should continue to expect to see bears in many areas of the Bow Valley and especially in areas with high densities of buffaloberry, as there are numerous black and grizzly bears feeding on…

Bear Activity: July 6 to July 12

Grizzly and black bears continue to be seen on both sides of the valley. Berry season is here and the crop looks good! As you wander the trails you may notice…

Bear Activity: June 29 to July 5

There have been multiple reports of black bears seen along the busy river trails in and around Canmore, as well as throughout the south side of the valley from the Canmore Nordic Centre to the Three Sisters Area. Both grizzly and black bears continue…

Bear Activity: June 22 to June 28

There has been lots of wildlife activity this past week and multiple bears have been seen on both sides of the Bow Valley. A cougar and black bear were recently seen on the Highline Trail during an…

Bear Activity: June 15 to June 21

Grizzly and black bears continue to be seen on both sides of the Bow Valley, in the nearby MD of Bighorn hamlets…

Bear Activity: June 8 to June 14

Grizzly and black bears have been seen on both sides of the Bow Valley and in and around the Canmore Nordic Centre. There was an incident this week where a bear got into…






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