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Bear Activity: October 6 to October 12

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: October 6 to October 12.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

Just because there is snow on the ground, it does not mean that the bears have gone to sleep. Bears will still be looking for food for the next month and a half to fatten up for the winter, especially…

Bear Activity: September 29 to October 5

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: September 29 to October 5.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

This week black bears have been seen and reported on both sides of the valley in residential neighbourhoods. As the berry season draws to an end, these bears are looking for easily accessible food. Please help keep these bears safe, wild and…

Bear Activity: September 22 to September 28

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: September 22 to September 28.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

It has been another quiet week for human-bear interactions in the Bow Valley. In K-country, grizzly bears have been moving to higher elevations. There continue to be reports of black bears in and around…

Bear Activity: September 15 to September 21

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: September 15 to September 21.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

It’s been a quiet week for human-bear interactions. Most of the bears have been bouncing between the valley bottoms and mid elevations searching for remaining berries and other food sources. There have been several black bears spotted…

Bear Activity: September 8 to September 14

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: September 8 to September 14.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

We may have snow in the valley but that does not mean that the bears are going to sleep anytime soon. With buffaloberry season coming to an end, bears have moved on to eating…

Bear Activity: September 1 to September 7

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: September 1 to September 7.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

With hurricanes, earthquakes and forest fires it may all seem like bad news at the moment but a ray of light visible through the thick smoke is that the bear closure surrounding Quarry Lake has been lifted and replaced by a warning. However, …

Bear Activity: August 25 to August 31

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: August 25 to August 31 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

Labour day weekend may be here, but with the warm weather and lack of rain you wouldn’t know fall was around the corner. The buffaloberries are still on the shrubs. A good rain may cause…

Bear Activity: August 18 to August 24

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: August 18 to August 24 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

Bears have recently been seen in the large closure area on the south side of the valley. This closure remains in effect and is being monitored on a daily basis by authorities, so please be safe and avoid entering closed areas. There are several other…

Bear Activity: August 11 to August 17

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: August 11 to August 17 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

There continues to be lots of bear activity in the Bow Valley, resulting in new and continued warnings and closures. Berries can still be found in the bottom of the valleys, so current closures remain in place, however

Bear Activity: August 4 to August 10

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

(Banff National Park East Gate to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the period: August 4 to August 10 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

There continues to be lots of bear activity in the Bow Valley, resulting in new and continued warnings and closures. Also, a young woman was attacked by a bear while…






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