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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…

Bear Activity: July 28 to August 3

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

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

For the period: July 28 to August 3 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

Bears were in the news this week! Bear 148 was captured and relocated to the remote Kakwa Wildland Park in northwestern Alberta. A collared grizzly bear was hit…

Bear Activity: July 21 to July 27

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

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

For the period: July 21 to July 27 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

There are numerous bears in the area feeding on berries! Be prepared and on the lookout…

Bear Activity: July 14 to July 20

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

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

For the period: July 14 to July 20 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary.

As of Friday (July 21) morning, bear 148 remains on provincial lands on the south side of the valley, however it is important to remember that she is not the only bear in the area. Other grizzly bears and black bears have been seen moving

Bear Activity: July 7 to July 13

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

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

For the period: June 30 to July 6 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary

The talk this week has been all about Bear 148. This bear approached a man walking with a stroller and an on-leash dog on the Powerline Trail between Peaks of Grassi Road and Quarry Lake. Subsequently

Bear Activity: June 30 to July 6

BEAR SUMMARY FOR THE BOW VALLEY.

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

For the period: June 30 to July 6 2017.

Welcome to the weekly bear report!

Summary

The talk this week has been all about Bear 148. This bear approached a man walking with a stroller and an on-leash dog on the Powerline Trail between Peaks of Grassi Road and Quarry Lake. Subsequently






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