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Report any sightings of bears, cougars or wolves
403.591.7755 (Local)

For all public safety
emergencies call 9-1-1

Bear Activity: June 1 to 7, 2012

(Banff National Park to Bow Valley Provincial Park)

For the Period: June 1 to 7, 2012

Bear Activity Trends

There was black bear activity reported in the  Bow River Channel, Quarry/ Grassi Lake, Grassi Corridor, TSR Resort, TSR South, Canmore Golf Course, North Canmore, South Canmore, Silvertip, Cougar Creek/ Eagle Terrace, Deadmans Flats, Bow Valley Prov Park, YMCA Zones this week. Grizzly bear activity was reported in Quarry/ Grassi Lake, Rundleview, TSR South, Stewart Creek, YMCA, Wind Valley Zones this week.

Education Tidbit

Did you know you should report bear sightings?  Ever see a bear in a yard, campsite or railway or road?  You can help keep bears alive and people safe by reporting sightings to Kananaskis Emergency Services at 403-591-7755

Wildlife Reporting: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How?

Please report all bear sightings to 403 591 7755.


Be aware of your surroundings, know how to reduce the likelihood of encounters, and be prepared should an encounter take place. Always use caution by paying attention to signs of bear activity such as scats, tracks, and digging. Make lots of noise while hiking; hike in groups when possible; carry pepper spray; and obey closures.

The above summary is based upon a compilation of bear information provided by government agencies and unconfirmed sightings reported by the public over the last week. It is not intended to be used as a real time, complete record of where bears are in the valley.

Important Note:

Please do not use the comment box to report sightings of wildlife.

Report any sightings of a bear, cougar, wolf or any aggressive wildlife in Kananaskis or the Bow Valley to Kananaskis Emergency Services 403.591.7755

For current postings of Bear Warnings, Wildlife Warnings and Closures please visit the following page:
Kananaskis Country - Advisories and Public Safety

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